Local News

MPs welcome Heathrow's acceptance of expansion conditions

The Gatwick Coordination Group (GCG) MPs welcomed the announcement by Heathrow Airport Ltd that they accept the implementation of all the recommendations of the Airports Commission, for example, the recommended ban on night flights at Heathrow.

MP calls for County Hall to move to Surrey

Following a visit to Legal & General’s site in Kingswood today, Crispin Blunt MP has called for urgent consideration of finally getting Surrey County Council’s headquarters actually located in the County.

Crispin Blunt calls for fairness for local rail users

In a parliamentary debate on the performance of Govia Thameslink Railway and Network Rail today, Crispin Blunt MP has called on the Government to address the unfairness customers using the Redhill and Reigate routes are continuing to face due to service reductions and higher fares.

Gatwick's noise misery departure flight path to be binned at end of May

Following Crispin Blunt’s continuing efforts pressing for urgent changes to the Gatwick westerly departure flight path, Gatwick Airport have finally indicated an implementation time at the end of May for the new flight path recommended by the Civil Aviation Authority last year.

Crispin Blunt challenges Rail Minister on local rail performance and fair fares

Crispin Blunt MP today took the Rail Minister, Claire Perry MP, to task for the ongoing performance problems with Southern Rail services on the Redhill and Reigate routes. He also demanded fair fares to rectify the historically higher fares passengers are paying for using services from Redhill, Reigate and other local stations.