Category Archives: Network Rail

Disability Access to all Railway Stations by 2030?


On Wednesday in the House of Commons two MPs participated in a meaningful debate on the theme of access by disabled people to railways stations. The debate covered far too many words to include in this piece but there are … Continue reading

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Does anyone understand the Williams-Shapps Rail Plan?


On the 20th May the Government published a policy paper under the headline of “Great British Railways: Williams-Shapps plan for rail” which is described as the The government’s plan to transform the railways in Great Britain. The two people who … Continue reading

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Transport Infrastructure Projects for Sussex residents


Yesterday in the House of Commons there was a brief debate about Transport Infrastructure which involved a Sussex MP (Sally-Ann Hart) and an MP from Croydon (Elliot Colburn) who referred to the Brighton mainline which of course is connected to … Continue reading

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A need for Sussex and other MPs to work together with residents


Last week in the House of Commons, a Sussex MP Andrew Griffith asked a question regarding transport in rural settings and he got a response that clearly needs people like Andrew and his neighbouring MPs to work together and much … Continue reading

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At least one MP who raises concerns for the whole of Sussex


Many of the people who live or work in Sussex are aware of its shape and some of the elements of its history. However when it comes to MPs they are all faced with a challenge. One option which is … Continue reading

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Does Grant Shapps understand what “guiding mind” means?


Last Thursday in the House of Commons the session for Transport Sector: Support and Covid-19 Emergency Funding was a series of questions by MPs and responses by Grant Shapps. The challenge of course is for the responses to sound credible … Continue reading

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11 Sussex MPs must be confused or furious! and 3 must be delighted


The claim that a week is a long time in Politics is clearly very true when it comes to a key issue which will impact residents and visitors to Sussex. A week ago, last Wednesday these 11 Sussex MPs opposed … Continue reading

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Most Sussex MPs are not concerned about the NHS or improving our transport provision!


Last week in Parliament two themes emerged that also led to votes which help us as local residents and potential voters for local MPs to understand what position our representatives have taken. The first took place last Tuesday on the … Continue reading

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Is 11 months to resolve our departure from EU in a coherent way, given this example?


Last Thursday in the House of Commons, our Hove MP asked a question which is illustrated here and the answer was one that clearly failed to define what “near term” means as well as raising serious concerns about our Governments … Continue reading

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Do any of the Tory MPs believe in their manifesto promises?


We seem to be at a very significant point in history on several levels. For those of us who were thrilled that were able to join the European Communities almost exactly 47 years ago following campaigns by the two main … Continue reading

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