Category: Lydd Airport

Strong jobs growth and wages rising faster than prices sees more money in people's pockets as recovery continues

The inflation figures published this week show that last month prices rose by just 0.3%, helped by the falling costs of fuel and food. We can certainly all see the falling prices at the pumps with petrol now below 107p a litre; a saving of 30p a litre from a few months ago. The price […]

Why I'm delighted that EDF energy have extended the operating life of Dungeness B nuclear power station until at least 2028

EDF energy has confirmed this week that Dungeness B nuclear power station will continue its operating life until at least 2028; an extension of 10 years to its current license. Nuclear power at Dungeness has been, and will remain, a major part of our local economy, and this is particularly good news for Romney Marsh. […]

The upcoming jobs fair and more great news as local investment continues to rise while unemployment falls.

My motivation for getting involved in politics was to use the position of being Member of Parliament to work to help everyone have the chance to achieve what they want to in life. At the last general election four years ago, the greatest threat to the opportunities people wanted to pursue was the weak state of the […]

The Scottish Referendum result and what's next for the allocation of power and votes within the United Kingdom

Last Sunday was Battle of Britain Sunday and I attended the service of remembrance at St Stephen’s church at Lympne organised by the Royal Air Forces Association. The church is just a stones throw from the former Lympne aerodrome, which would have been a buzz with furious activity in that summer 74 years ago. In […]

Lydd Airport gets go-ahead

The decision to allow the controlled expansion of Lydd Airport was given the green light by the High Court last week, ending years of speculation and debate over its future. The High Court’s decision upholds the approval previously granted by Shepway Council, the Planning Inspectorate, the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, and […]

Lydd Airport campaign

Lydd Airport returns to the news this week as the anti airport campaigners, including the RSPB take their case to the high court to try and overturn the planning application, that was granted to allow the limited expansion of the runway and facilities available to passengers. I have supported the controlled expansion of the airport, […]

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