Sam's Snapshot

17 DEC 2014

Road safety update: speed limit to be reduced on Titsey Road, Oxted

I am pleased that Surrey Highways have set out proposals to reduce the speed limit on Titsey Road from 60mph to 40mph. The 40mph speed limit would extend from the existing 30mph limit north of Bluehouse Lane up to and including the roundabout at the...

12 DEC 2014

Road safety in Nutfield

Improving safety on our rural roads must be a key priority if we are to prevent further tragedies from occurring in our community (see previous blogs here). The Mid Street junction on the A25 is an accident waiting to happen. I fully support the...

11 DEC 2014

Securing AAC equipment for MND sufferers: response from NHS England

A few weeks ago I and 13 other MPs wrote a joint letter to the Chief Executive of NHS England, raising urgent concerns about the difficulty experienced by constituents with MND securing Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC equipment). You...

09 DEC 2014

Backing Portley residents against Greenbelt development

On Saturday I met with around 30 local residents in Portley, Caterham-on-the-Hill, who are rightly concerned about a proposed development on Whyteleafe Road approved by the Planning Inspector last week. Having made the concerns of the community...

08 DEC 2014

Love Oxted Christmas Festival

On Saturday I was honoured to officially open the Love Oxted Christmas Festival, one of many events taking place around the country to mark Small Business Saturday, a national initiative to encourage people to shop local and support firms within...

08 DEC 2014

Woldingham Pantomime: get your tickets now!

It was great to drop in on the cast of Woldingham pantomime rehearsing for this year's play Aladdin, which will be performed from Monday 29 December to Saturday 3 January. While the pantomime is a proud tradition in Woldingham that dates back to...

03 DEC 2014

Autumn Statement 2014

This afternoon the Chancellor delivered his final Autumn Statement ahead of the General Election next year, in which he set out further detail on what our long-term economic plan means for East Surrey. Amongst other announcements, the Statement...

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