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LOCAL ELECTIONS 2 MAY - EVE OF POLL STATEMENT

The Brexit crisis will be the inescapable background to Borough elections in Reigate and Banstead on 2 May. Furthermore, all ward seats will be up for election due to boundary changes across the Borough. Each voter will have three candidates to vote for, instead of the usual one.

Brexit Blog - Withdrawal Agreement vote three.

I had hoped to first explain my vote for the Withdrawal Agreement in the House of Commons debate last Friday. However, as I’ve called the Speaker out for his bias, this is now the second debate in which I am in the small number of MPs not called to speak.  

 

REDHILL FARES HUMP - UPDATE

As you will be aware, I have been pressing successive Government Ministers to address the anomalously high local rail fares, known colloquially as the ‘Redhill Hump’, for a number of years.

EARTHQUAKES AND HORSE HILL

Following the most recent earthquake in the area on 27 February, I have received a number of communications from local residents concerned about the potential link between a series of earth tremors in the area and oil exploration and production activities at Horse Hill and Brockham.