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Our plan to support the Armed Forces that keep our nation safe

The Conservative Party today renews its commitment to the Armed Forces with a bold package of measures to support military personnel, veterans and their families, in recognition of the role they play in keeping the nation safe.

Train travel savings for Veterans with new Railcard

Armed Forces veterans will qualify for a new Railcard giving a third off the cost of train travel under a majority Conservative government, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps announced today.

Biodiversity along the River Cray

The Cray Forum is a fantastic platform for residents living in the Crays. Their community events are a real force for good, and I was delighted to join their junior branch at a litter pick, organised by the children of local schools, along the River Cray last month (pictured above).

Rail Update

Given a number of recent developments, including meetings with both the Transport Secretary, Grant Shapps, and the Managing Director of Southeastern, David Statham, I thought it would be useful to share an update on the progress being made on rail.