Local News

Crispin Blunt addresses local Conservatives ahead of elections

Crispin Blunt addressed the Reigate and Banstead Conservative Association AGM this evening, rallying party members before the General Election and Borough Council contests in May, and warning of the dangers of a Labour Government at Westminster.

Crispin Blunt meets Transport Secretary over rail chaos

Reigate MP has today met with the Secretary of State for Transport, Rt Hon Patrick McLoughlin MP, to discuss the rail chaos brought about by the Thameslink upgrade works at London Bridge, and to again press the Government to work on a fare reduction scheme for the duration of the rail disruption.

Blunt continues work on rail disruption

Following catastrophic disruption to evening commuter rail journeys in and out of London Bridge station this week, Reigate MP, Crispin Blunt, sought urgent briefings from both Network Rail and the train operator, Southern Rail, to find out exactly what went wrong and what steps the agencies involved are taking to remedy the problems.

Gatwick refuse public questioning by local MPs

Gatwick Airport Limited (GAL) has refused to appear publically before MPs at the House of Commons to answer questions on their second runway proposal, it was confirmed today.