Work Continues on Safety Recommendations for the A34

Following the meeting in January at Westminster organised by local MPs with Roads Minister, Jesse Norman, and Highways England, the Minister has now confirmed that further development work has been authorised on the improvements proposed in the Safety Review.

Richard Benyon Puts The Record Straight Over Free School Meals

On Tuesday this week, MPs voted on a new eligibility criteria for free school meals. Under new regulations, the Government estimates that by 2022 around 50,000 more children will benefit from a free school meal, compared to the previous benefits system.

Richard Benyon on Tackling Homelessness

Richard Benyon has produced the attached leaflet which aims to summarise the local and national actions being taken to end rough sleeping and to tackle homelessness.

Richard said:

Richard Benyon Calls for Tougher Sanctions on Russian Criminals

Richard Benyon yesterday raised with the Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson, the need to deliver improved sanctions on Russia and implement the so-called “Magnitsky amendments”.

During an Urgent Question on the UK’s Russia Policy, Mr Benyon said:

Bim Afolami Supper Club

Thank you to everyone who attended the Supper Club on 26th Jan with Bim Afolami MP, and made it the success it was. 

Our deepest gratitude goes to Bim Afolami for his very interesting speech! 

Record breaking figures means boost for workers and families

Figures out today show that unemployment is at the lowest rate since 1975 and over three million more people are in work since 2010. This means 4,647,000 people are in work in South East – an increase of 455,000 since the Conservatives came into Government.