Tag Archives: Chris Grayling

It is vital that amendment 7 is supported


In the debate taking place today over the EU (Withdrawal) Bill, the amendment tabled by Dominic Grieve is the 7th Amendment and is referred to as Parliamentary Approval of the Final Deal. It seems hard to imagine why any MP, … Continue reading

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Japanese Commuters must be envious


The unexpected news that the trains in parts of Surrey have been upgraded by Govia Thameslink Rail must have created a great deal of envy in Japan. After all it was only ten months ago that Chris Grayling told MPs: “I have … Continue reading

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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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