As I write this column, I have just received the news that the Department for Transport is to “un-pause” the Midland Main Line Electrification project. I have long supported this project and the improvements it will bring – this news is fantastic for my constituents and for the East Midlands.
I… Read More
I welcome today’s news that the Department of Transport is to “un-pause” the Midland Main Line Electrification project. I have long supported this project and the improvements it will bring – this news is fantastic for my constituents and for the East Midlands. I know many of you have expressed… Read More
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Welcome to my latest newsletter to keep you updated on my work in Parliament and what I’ve been up to in Amber Valley.
As always, you’ll find a selection of what I’ve… Read More
On Wednesday 16th September, I spoke in the Westminster Hall on the Midland Main Line (Electrification) to represent my constituents and echo my earlier support for the work to be resumed as soon as possible.
As many of you will know, earlier this year, the Government announced that due to spiraling… Read More
Network Rail and East Midlands Trains are holding a drop-in public information event this Friday afternoon (11th September 2015) at Alfreton Train Station. The event will showcase the disabled access improvements that will be installed at the station next year.
A display of the alterations that will make the station accessible… Read More
Since the work to improve disabled access at Alfreton Station was announced earlier this year, I have been in regular contact with representatives from Network Rail and East Midlands Trains for updates on their progress and anticipated time-scales. I am told that work is now due to start in April 2016, this is fantastic news… Read More
In a statement made to the House today, Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin said that long-awaited work to electrify the Midland Mainline would now be “paused”. You can read the full text of his statement by clicking here
This is very disappointing news, as many of you will know, I welcomed the… Read More
A number of constituents have contacted me about this issue. I know many of my constituents commute to places like Nottingham, Derby and Birmingham for work and they have queried the anomalies in ticket pricing that exist when travelling from the more rural stations in the constituency, particularly Ambergate, which… Read More
There is now some progress on delivering the long promised improvements at Alfreton train station to provide level access with the scheme due to be delivered in 2016-17. The plans are to be formulated in the next month or so and Network Rail is in consultation with Department for Transport,… Read More