Traveller Sites

I am aware that traveller sites have sprung up across Spelthorne in the past few days. I believe that these sites are moving around various locations, and some of the travellers have destroyed bollards, padlocks and other measures designed to protect our parks and green spaces to gain access.

Staines-upon-Thames Day

The biggest local event in Spelthorne’s diary, Staines-upon-Thames day is always great fun. The weather was glorious, and I met and spoke to many local residents and stall holders.

Mayor's River Day

I was delighted to attend and celebrate the Mayor of Spelthorne’s River Day on Saturday, and support the Mayor’s chosen charities.

Grenfell Tower fire

Grenfell Tower fire: Survivors in emergency housing 12 months on

Survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire will still be living in emergency accommodation 12 months after the tragedy, the government has confirmed.

Grenfell campaigners 'won the argument' over inquiry panel

Campaigners who demanded changes to the Grenfell Tower fire inquiry have "won their argument", a government minister has said.

In a U-turn, Theresa May announced last week that two experts would sit with the judge investigating the fire.

City of London warns ministers on immigration in Brexit deal

Central government’s number one priority around Brexit right now must be to provide clarity for the City of London on the status of EU workers living here, and those wishing to live here in future, according to the body representing the financial centre.

Ashford North Residents Association meeting

I am always happy to be invited to residents’ association meetings as this gives me a great opportunity to meet with local people and discuss the issues that matter to them. As always, there was a fantastic turn out and a good discussion.