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Bob Neill opens new-look Chislehurst Post Office

Last Friday I was delighted to open Chislehurst’s fantastic new-look Post Office run by Mr and Mrs Shah. The large turnout for the opening shows just how important Post Offices up and down the country remain as assets integral to our local communities, and it was great that so many people recognised this by showing their support.

Bob Neill - Standing up for victims of Equitable Life

Since becoming an MP in 2006, countless constituents have written to me, dropped in at one of my surgeries, or stopped me in the street to discuss the financial strain they have experienced as a result of their Equitable Life annuity. Following the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement last week, I thought now would prove an ideal time to provide a brief update of what progress has been made to date, and what I feel still needs to be done over the coming months.

Bob Neill - putting the record straight on Gibraltar

On Wednesday I tabled a Westminster Hall Adjournment Debate on cooperation between the UK and Gibraltar prosecuting authorities. Recent comments in the House regarding drug trafficking and money laundering had, in my view, painted Gibraltar in an incredibly unfair

Bob Neill visits the Princess Royal University Hospital

On Friday I was delighted to visit the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) in Orpington to meet with senior and frontline staff and to discuss developments at the Hospital since the King’s College Trust acquired responsibility for the site just over thirteen months ago.

Bromley Tree of Light

On Saturday 22nd November I joined the Bromley Rotary Club and many other residents at the annual Tree of Light service at Bromley Parish Church.

MP Recall

Over the past few weeks I have received a large number of letters and emails regarding MP Recall and whether I would be supporting it. As a result, I thought it would be of some use to post my thoughts on the Recall of MPs Bill, which completed its passage through Committee stage on Monday.

Bob Neill submits proof of evidence in the lead up to Porcupine appeal

As many of you will know, Lidl’s appeal against the London Borough of Bromley’s refusal of planning permission will begin on Tuesday 30 September at 10:00. In the lead up to the appeal, I have again formally raised my objections to the proposal through a proof of evidence, the text of which can be found below.

Waste 4 Fuel – MPs meet with Secretary of State at Defra

Last Thursday James Brokenshire, Jo Johnson and myself met with the Environment Secretary, The Rt Hon Elizabeth Truss MP, to discuss the ongoing problems at the Waste 4 Fuel site on Cornwall Drive. The meeting was organised on the back of our joint letter to the Prime Minister at the beginning of July, in which we highlighted our very serious concerns of the way the Environment Agency (EA) have policed this particular site.

Mottingham Scam Awareness

This morning Bob Neill looked in at the Mottingham Community and Learning Shop for a scam awareness event. Although local police forces are doing a fantastic job in curbing the large majority of scams in our area, it can never hurt to be aware and in the know on such issues.