Kent MPs’ anger at Southeastern

Date: Thu 3rd February 2011 Today, Gareth Johnson and other Kent MPs, met Theresa Villiers, Transport Minister to discuss the future of Southeastern and its current franchise to run services in Dartford. They discussed the poor service provided during the winter and the calculation of reliability figures that Southeastern has…

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Darent Valley Hospital

Date: Thu 3rd February 2011 Winter is always a challenging time for hospitals. These challenges have been compounded for Darent Valley Hospital by the nearby closure of the A&E and Maternity Departments at Queen Mary’s Hospital. I want to closely monitor the situation, so I have asked Parliamentary Questions of the…

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North West Kent College

  Date: Thu 27th January 2011 Last Friday I visited North West Kent College. The college is presided over by David Gleed, their excellent principal and is in the process of a huge transformation with new buildings due to be completed shortly. I had the pleasure of addressing around 130 students…

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