Local News

Biggin Hill Airport consultation

As many of you will be aware, towards the end of last year Biggin Hill Airport Limited (BHAL) submitted a proposal to the London Borough of Bromley to extend operating hours at the airport.

Looking out for Southeastern passengers

Yesterday, along with a number of other MPs, I met with the Rail Minister, Claire Perry, and senior managers of Southeastern and National Rail to discuss the ongoing, substandard performance levels we all experience on Southeastern services.

Bob Neill questions PM on funding of Biggin Hill Memorial Chapel

A number of constituents have recently contacted me about the highly publicised £50,000 funding shortfall at St George’s Chapel of Remembrance at Biggin Hill. The developments surrounding the future of the site had come as worrying news to us all, however I am delighted to say that the Prime Minister publically confirmed yesterday that the Government would do all it can to protect the site for future generations.

Bob Neill welcomes Porcupine appeal decision

Following the week-long appeal process which took place in early October, John Woolcock, the Inspector assessing the Porcupine Pub case, published his decision last Tuesday. I am delighted to say that, through the efforts of residents, your local Conservative

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 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.