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CONSTITUENCY BLOG POST -REDHILL AERODROME DEVELOPMENT PLAN

I share the concerns voiced by many of my constituents about proposals to develop Redhill Aerodrome into a ‘garden village’ containing 6-7,000 new homes. Not only would such a large scale development have serious implications for local transport and infrastructure, but it would wholly compromise the very purpose of London’s Green Belt.

Finally some good news for rail commuters

Crispin Blunt MP is delighted that the Rail Minister has responded to local rail users’ prolonged campaign for fairer fares, with a series of ticketing measures announced today.

CRISPIN BLUNT SUPPORTS PETITION BY REIGATE AND REDHILL RAIL USERS DEMANDING IMPROVEMENTS TO PROPOSED 2018 TIMETABLE

Crispin Blunt has today dispatched a petition, co-ordinated by the Reigate, Redhill and Reigate District Rail Users Association (RRDRUA) and signed by 2,215 local rail users, to Rt Hon Chris Grayling, Secretary of State for Transport and Charles Horton, CEO of Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR), demanding improvements to proposed timetable changes to Redhill services in 2018.

London Green Belt APPG

If you look at a map of the London Metropolitan Green Belt (LMGB), you will see that the constituency of Reigate marks its northerly edge where it borders Croydon, Sutton and Epsom and Ewell and its southerly edge where it borders Horley and Crawley.

Crispin Blunt convenes public meeting to discuss future plans for new hospital

Crispin Blunt MP chaired a public meeting at Banstead Community Hall this evening, giving the public an opportunity to ask questions and hear more about Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust’s proposals for a dedicated Specialist Acute Care Facility Such a new facility which would provide 21ST century solutions to acute health care needs in the Trust area. The meeting was very well-attended, providing fruitful insights into this unique opportunity.

All Party Parliamentary Groups

As the new Parliament settles down to business, All Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) are being formed on a whole plethora of topics.