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Letter to Cllr. John Lodge

This week I sent a letter to Cllr. John Lodge. A copy of this letter is below:

Rail investment

I have been asked to continue in my role as Chair of the West Anglia Taskforce. In that capacity I have met with the Mayor of London's new Deputy for Transport, Heidi Alexander.

Broadband in Uttlesford

My first speech in the House of Lords was in a debate about public services in rural areas. This gave me an opportunity to bang the drum for broadband provisions.

New trains are coming

I chaired a meeting of the West Anglia Taskforce last week at which Greater Anglia gave an update on progress with the new trains on order for the West Anglia line. I note there are now stickers on our present trains advertising this good news.

Sir Alan opens new cricket season

Sir Alan Haselhurst proud to hold the County Cricket Championship Trophy won by Essex County Cricket Club in 2017.  The Trophy was brought to Saffron Walden Cricket Club as a special gesture on their Open Day on 21 April before being rushed back to the County Ground at Chelmsford.  Sir Alan, as a

Annual Dinner 2016

The date has been set for the SWCCA Annual Dinner. 

Stansted Health Centre update

I am delighted to hear that Stansted’s Primary Care Centre development has finally gained approval from the NHS.