Protection from online fraud

I am supporting the TalkTalk “Beat the Scammers” campaign which is raising awareness of how you can protect yourself from online fraud. Several residents have previously written to me about being scammed with serious consequences. Fraudsters are constantly changing the way they attempt to identify private information and this campaign provides some…

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Have your say in new investment in Horley

It is fantastic that Reigate and Banstead Council is giving residents in Horley a say in how money to improve the area should be spent. The Community Infrastructure Levy forces developers of new homes and supermarkets to pay to help fund infrastructure and services and 15% of this will be…

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Suspension of ASLEF Southern Rail strikes

I welcome the suspension of next week’s strikes by ASLEF and the return to talks. Ending the industrial action is absolutely essential, in order to allow improvements to be made across the line. The human and financial costs of this dispute are incalculable. People are losing their jobs, struggling to…

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Aircraft noise from Gatwick night flights

I very much welcome the Government’s new consultation on night flights from Gatwick Airport. The initial proposals support the noise quota being reduced by 20% over 5 years whilst also placing a cap on the number of night flights to current levels, meaning no increase in flight numbers. This will…

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Max Spielmann Learning Academy at Downview Prison

Delighted to open the Max Spielmann Learning Academy at Downview Prison bit.ly/2jIeDKS. Whilst offenders are in prison we must give them the right training and skills to make sure they do not return to custody. This academy will ensure they have the opportunity to get a job and turn away from…

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TRAVEL UPDATE

I am conscious that it is the end of the day and you may be concerned about travelling home. Here is the most recent update I have received from Surrey County Council: · The roads were gritted at 1pm, which was brought forward from 2pm, before the weather worsened. ·…

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