Tag Archives: Chris Grayling

The South East will miss the train


Some people living in the North of England don’t fully appreciate the distinction between the two Cross Rail projects and EuroRail and the creaking transport infrastructure elsewhere in the South of England. By the same token some in the South … Continue reading

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Keep campaigners away from Grayling


A recent exchange took place in the House of Commons focused on the need to improve the rail service that currently begins in Uckfield and ends in the London area. On 13th July Nusrat Ghani, MP for Wealden asked Chris … Continue reading

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The need for personal responsibility


As the train chaos continues, it is surely time for those in a position to change the dynamic in the Southern franchise to be held personally accountable. The idea of accountability being a passive focus on an individual, but no … Continue reading

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The need for a timetable


Last week in the House of Commons, Maria Caulfield the MP for Lewes raised two matters with Chris Grayling that are of great interest to many of us in Sussex and frankly his response was pathetic. Her first question was … Continue reading

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Where did the £20m go-via


Tracking the accounts from one organisation to another is never easy. Companies account for their businesses using different annual periods and yesterday at work we discovered that one of our suppliers even deals with its transactions on what they call … Continue reading

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The failure to address real issues


Over the weekend there was a disturbance in Lewes Prison which led to visits by families and friends being cancelled and the involvement of additional officers brought into the prison to bring order back to the wing on which the … Continue reading

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The Chilterns got in the way


Speaking on Sunday morning on the Marr show, the Right Honourable Christopher Stephen Grayling MP, the Secretary of State for Transport was asked why the budget for HS2 is once again being expanded from its original £40Bn with suggestions that … Continue reading

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