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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.

Today's Brexit vote

I campaigned to remain in the EU but I accept that our side lost the referendum. I continue to believe that a ‘no-deal’ outcome would be harmful to this country, albeit that we are better prepared to mitigate it than we were in March, and I wish to avoid it.

Prorogation of Parliament

Many people have contacted me about the prorogation of Parliament. Whilst I recognise that the decision is controversial, it is not, I believe, unlawful or unconstitutional and the use of words like “coup” or “dictatorship” is unjustified.

The Time is Now lobby on climate change

Last week I was pleased to be able to meet with everyone who took the time to travel up from Bromley as part of ‘The Time is Now’ lobby.

Major breakthrough achieved for Northpoint residents

I am delighted by today’s announcement that around £200 million will be made available to overhaul dangerous cladding on privately owned residential tower blocks, like that at Northpoint in Bromley.

Brexit update - 29.03.19

Today’s result is particularly disappointing. I voted again for the Prime Minister’s deal for an orderly Brexit that respects the referendum result and importantly protects jobs and businesses.

Indicative votes on Brexit

In recent weeks I have received thousands of letters, emails and calls from constituents regarding Brexit.