I wanted to provide an update on the Prime Minister's statement on the ongoing discussions surrounding the rights of EU citizens living in the UK, which I know is a hugely important issue to us all locally.
This month I met with officials from JobCentre Plus to get an update on how the roll out of Universal Credit will work locally. If you ever have any concerns or problems locally with UC or any other benefits payments, do get in touch.
The Transport Secretary has announced a further period of consultation on Heathrow expansion following updated evidence that has been released that revises long term aviation forecasts, passenger numbers and GDP figures.
I had several meetings this month on the regeneration of the Alton Estate in Roehampton. The plans for the regeneration have now had feedback from residents through recent workshops which were held to get a better understanding of what people want to see for the area.
I have written to the Police Minister Nick Hurd to clarify what the police are able to do in relation to moped crime following a meeting with local residents and the Borough Commander of the Metropolitan Police.
I wanted to provide an update on the European Union Withdrawal Bill which passed its second reading in the House of Commons this month. The overall purpose of the Bill is to make sure we don’t have any legal “holes” when we leave the EU.
I have received regular complaints about flytipping, abandoned vehicles and car break-ins in the road. In turn, this sort of anti-social behaviour often attracts further incidents of potentially more serious criminal activity.