News

Decent broadband for everyone

Every home and business in the UK now has the legal right to a decent, affordable broadband connection.

Whilst progress has been made in rolling out broadband, there are still too many people left behind so this is welcome news.

Coronavirus local contacts page

Councillors and volunteers are playing a crucial role in our response to the Coronavirus.

I’ve been truly impressed at the scale and speed of the response here in Faversham and Mid Kent, from our County Council to parishes and community groups, and everything in between.

I’m backing better buses for Kent

I’ve long been a supporter of buses.

They can help reduce congestion on our roads, improve air quality, and provide a vital lifeline to people. But I know services have been under pressure in recent years.

Budget boost for Brenley Corner

We’re a step further to finally fixing the problems at Brenley Corner.

The junction has been included in the Government’s second Road Investment Strategy – securing funds for an improvement scheme to be developed.

Budget 2020

This Budget delivers on people’s priorities.

Right now, one of those priorities is responding to Covid-19.

It’s time to finally get lifts at Headcorn station

People have waited long enough for lifts at Headcorn station. It’s a busy station and the steps pose a real challenge for many people.

I’ve called for Headcorn to be included in the list of stations receiving funds from the Government’s Access for All programme.

We need to find a way forward on Stockbury junction

People are fed up of sitting in queues on the M2 Junction 5. The junction badly needs upgrading to cope with the volume of traffic.

Highways England came up with a plan to improve this junction last year, which had widespread support.

A better future for Platts Heath and Sandway

People in Platts Heath and Sandway have two good reasons to celebrate.

The site of a proposed lorry park is set to become a new woodland instead. This is great news for local residents and nature alike.