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Wrythe Green War Memorial Unveiling

Today I joined Sutton Conservatives Leader Tim Crowley and Conservative MP for Sutton, Cheam and Worcester Park, Paul Scully, at the unveiling of a new memorial on Wrythe Green.

Major step forward in securing healthcare locally

I am pleased that the Epsom & St Helier NHS Trust are seeking opinions from Carshalton and Wallington residents about the future of healthcare in the borough, making it clear that St Helier hospital will stay open.

Second round of consultation on Southern and Thameslink timetable

Last year, Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR), the parent company of Southern and Thameslink, launched a consultation which sets out proposed changes to the timetable which will be operated by GTR in 2018. The second phase of their consultation on the 2018 timetable has now started. GTR’s plans are designed to provide more reliable services, with more capacity for passengers.

More funding for A&E at St Helier

I am delighted at the announcement of further money from the Government’s £100 million A&E fund being allocated to hospitals across the country including at St Helier Hospital.

Standing up for our excellent local schools

I welcomed the Education Secretary, Justine Greening, to the area to discuss issues with school funding and the crisis in school places that the Lib Dem Council has created in Sutton.

Fighting for decent air quality

Carshalton and Wallington has many beautiful open spaces, but our clean air is under threat from the Lib Dem-backed incinerator in Beddington.

Speaking at 8th Mullivaikkal Remembrance Day

On 18 May 2017 I was honoured to speak at the 8th Mullivaikkal Remembrance Day commemorations in Hyde Park. We must never forget the genocide of Tamils which occurred during the Sri Lankan Civil War and we must do everything we can to ensure justice is served.

Talking transport with Chris Grayling

Chris Grayling, the Secretary of State for Transport, recently came to Carshalton and Wallington to meet local Conservative candidate Matthew Maxwell Scott to discuss trains and more.

Securing St Helier Hospital's future

Matthew Maxwell Scott, the Conservative Party Candidate for Carshalton and Wallington, joined Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt on a visit St Helier Hospital on 3 May 2017.