Local News

Update – EU (Withdrawal) Bill

Having successfully passed through the Commons on 17 January, the EU (Withdrawal) Bill – the legislative mechanism that will allow us to incorporate EU law into UK domestic legislation – will begin being debated in the House of Lords today.

Visit to the Mottingham Leg Club

Yesterday I was delighted to once again visit the fantastic Mottingham Leg Club, on this occasion with Raoul Pinnell, Chairman of Bromley Healthcare.

Amendment 7 – EU (Withdrawal) Bill

Following the regular updates I have been posting on my website, I wanted to tell residents why I voted against the Government last night, supporting Amendment 7 of the EU (Withdrawal) Bill, moved by my Conservative colleague Dominic Grieve QC, the former Attorney General.

Rail Update

Since I posted my last rail update in August, I have continued to press representatives from the rail industry, as well as Ministers at the Department for Transport, on the improvements we all want to see in Bromley and Chislehurst.

Waste 4 Fuel clearance concludes

After years of protracted negotiations, I am delighted that the clearance of the Waste 4 Fuel site has finally come to an end.

The EU (Withdrawal) Bill

While I have made no secret of the fact that I would rather we were not leaving the European Union, as a democrat I respect the result of the Referendum and believe it is now important that we depart in an orderly fashion.

Moped crime in Bromley and Chislehurst

A number of residents have recently contacted me about an increase in antisocial behaviour being committed by people riding mopeds and motorbikes, which in some instances has led to cases of more serious crime.

Waste4Fuel clearance resumes

Following the cessation of the clearance works at the Waste 4 Fuel site on Cornwall Drive earlier this year, I am pleased that the clear-up operation has begun again this week to remove the remainder of the waste, estimated to be around 9,000 tonnes.

Additional rolling stock for Southeastern announced

Having persistently lobbied for additional rolling stock on Southeastern metro routes over the last couple of years, I am delighted that the Department for Transport has today announced that passengers in our area will, from this morning, begin to see 68 extra carriages added to commuter trains g