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Meeting with JobCentre Plus

I had a very helpful meeting with our local JobCentre Plus and Department for Work and Pension officials to discuss the progress JobCentre Plus is making in helping local people get connected with the new jobs coming into Wandsworth, and also to specifically discuss how we can make the most of jo

Putney Station 2nd Entrance

Earlier this year I met with Transport Secretary Chris Grayling to get his support for the plan to get a second entrance at Putney station.

Letter to Residents on Brexit

Dear Resident,

I wanted to update you in relation to Brexit. I’ve reached the conclusion that although I wanted the Prime Minister’s Chequers Agreement to be a workable compromise, it is clear it is not. Whilst well intentioned, we’ve ended up with the worst of both worlds.

Heathrow Vote in Parliament

You may well have read that Parliament voted earlier this week to support the Airports National Policy Statement published by the Department for Transport which will expand Heathrow and add a third runway.

District Line Signalling Update

I met with the District Line Manager Pat Hansberry to get an update on the District Line signalling which will improve journeys to our Wimbledon branch of the District Line.

Public Consultation on Roehampton Regeneration

Last weekend I attended the latest public exhibition and consultation on the regeneration project of the Alton Estate and also met with Council planners to get a more detailed update on the timelines.

Improving Victim Outcomes Survey

Residents often contact me after becoming a victim of crime about their experience with the police or the justice system.  The independent Victims' Commissioner for London, Claire Waxman, and Opinion Research Services are currently conducting a survey to feed into a review of London's support ser

Update on my Social Mobility Pledge campaign

This has been another busy month for my Social Mobility Pledge Campaign.  This month I held a meeting in Parliament where we asked businesses who have signed up to the Social Mobility Pledge to go out and ask other businesses to sign up too.  We also discussed best practice and ways that we could