News

Heathrow Public Consultation

Heathrow Airport Limited is holding a public consultation on proposals surrounding their expansion plans. They are required to do this as part of the Development Consent Order process, which is part of the National Infrastructure planning process.

Nat West Branch Closure in Southfields

Nat West has announced a number of branch closures nationally, including two branches closing in our area in Southfields and Wandsworth, though Putney branch is unaffected.

Policing along Putney High Street and Moped Crime

This month I had the opportunity to 'Walk the Met' with members of our local police along Putney High Street to discuss ongoing crime problems in the area.  We were also joined by Positively Putney, the new Putney Business Improvement District organisation, as Putney businesses identified crime -

Improved Train Services for Putney

Constituents regularly get in touch with me about the frequency and reliability of our train services, particularly at peak times into Waterloo. I recently met the Managing Director of South Western Railway, Andy Mellors, to discuss plans for improving these services.

Roehampton Playing Fields

Following concerns raised with me by residents on Dover House Road, at the Roehampton Forum meeting and in my MP inbox, I got in touch with Wandsworth Borough Council to discuss the proposed sale of the Roehampton Playing Fields.

Plans for Wimbledon Park

This month, along with the Friends of Wimbledon Park, I held a public meeting on future plans for Wimbledon Park. 

EU Negotiation Update

The Prime Minister had secured an agreement earlier this month to conclude the first part of our negotiations with the European Union which now allows us to move on to the next stage talks.  An update on the progress of negotiations can be seen here. 

Local Transport Improvements

I met with the Managing Director of the Underground for Transport for London, Mark Wild, today to outline our concerns over delays on the District line and hear about TfL's future plans for the area.

Wimbledon Park Public Meeting

Wimbledon Park Public Meeting: 23 November at 7pm at the Wimbledon Club

The Friends of Wimbledon Park and Justine will host a public meeting on 23rd November at 7pm at the Wimbledon Club to get your views on ideas for improving Wimbledon Park.

Possible strike action on South Western Railway

As you may know, the RMT union has announced its intention to hold strikes on South Western Railway on 8 and 9 November which would affect train services in our constituency.