Better local transport links

We campaigned successfully to have the A21 dualled between Tonbridge and Pembury, but there are further improvements needed to our roads and rail services on which we all rely, as well as making the area more cycle friendly. 

 

News

Greg talks active travel with TW-Bug

Greg met with members of the Tunbridge Wells Bicycle Users’ Group today to discuss ways to promote active travel in the town.

Flexible ticketing, rental agreements and Covid rules

Greg held a virtual meeting with the Managing Director of Southeastern, David Statham today to discuss a number of issues facing the local rail network in light of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Among the issues discussed were:

Greg secures adjournment debate to push for flexible ticketing

Greg successfully secured an adjournment debate today to call on the Government to speed up the introduction of flexible ticketing - describing the current fares system as an "anachronism" that needs to be changed for the 21st century. 

Greg secures acceleration of safety upgrade to A21

Greg has welcomed a decision by Highways England to bring forward by five years comprehensive plans to upgrade safety along the route following a meeting between MPs and the Roads Minister in June in which the case was made to advance the works.

Greg chairs A21 safety meeting

Greg held a meeting with representatives of Highways England, Kent County Council, Tunbridge Wells Borough Council and Tunbridge Wells Bicycle Users’ Group today, to address the issue of safety along the new section of the A21 and its cycle path.

Victory in Access for All campaign

Following his campaign to secure step-free access at High Brooms Station, which began in July last year, Greg is pleased to announced the government has given the thumbs up to £785,000 of investment in High Brooms Station following a successful bid for the station to be included in the Government