Supporting local communities and businesses

We are lucky to live in one of the most beautiful places in Britain and we need to work together to keep our towns and villages vibrant. I work closely with Parish Councils and community groups throughout the constituency to ensure that our towns and villages are great places to live, work and visit. 

News

Greg unveils new flexible working offices

Greg was invited to open a new block of serviced offices today, an investment he has described as a “vote of confidence” in Tunbridge Wells despite the impact of the pandemic.

Greg urges constituents to keep dining out to support local businesses

Greg has called on constituents to keep supporting their local eateries after figures revealed diners in Tunbridge Wells took full advantage of the Government’s Eat Out to Help Out programme over August, with almost 100,000 meals discounted under the scheme.

Figures reveal almost £90,000,000 Covid support

New figures have revealed the full extent of the Government’s support for local businesses, employees and the self-employed in the Tunbridge Wells constituency during the Covid-19 crisis.

Greg secures reduction in roadworks schedule

After writing to SGN to raise his concerns over the impact the proposed 22-weeks of planned roadworks on Calverley Road on local shops and residents, Greg has welcomed the company's has announcement it will cut the length of time it will spend upgrading its gas mains by 8 weeks.

Boost for local arts sector as £1.57bn support package unveiled

Following Greg’s call in Parliament on 28 June for additional support to be provided for businesses which will continue to remain unviable while lockdown and social distancing measures remain in place, the Government has unveiled a £1.57bn support package for businesses in the cultural sector.

Greg calls for more support for the arts sector

Greg has called for additional support for businesses which will continue to remain closed despite the recent relaxation of lockdown measures during questions in Parliament to the Secretary of State for Business, Alok Sharma and on the BBC.

Greg secures reopening of recycling centres

Following his letter to Kent County Council urging them to reassess their closure of the Tunbridge Wells Household Waste Recycling Centre, Greg has welcomed the council’s decision to reopen to customers.

Greg calls on KCC to reopen recycling centres

Greg has written to the Leader of Kent County Council urging him to reassess the current closure of Household Waste Recycling Centres following reports of increased fly tipping.