MP asks transport minister for assurances Dartford’s residential roads will not be used by lorries after EU transition period ends

Dartford MP, Gareth Johnson, sought assurances from the Transport Minister last night that Dartford’s local residential roads would not be used as bypasses or as overnight stopping places by heavy commercial lorry drivers when the EU transition ends on December 31.   During a short debate in the House of Commons on amendments to statutory instruments on Heavy Commercial Vehicles in Kent, Mr Johnson said: “My constituency is,…

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Dartford MP set to meet the Rail Minister in bid to secure the future of HS1

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Dartford MP, Gareth Johnson, is set to have an urgent meeting with the Rail Minister to discuss the ‘perilous’ position of HS1 due to coronavirus.   During questions to the Transport Secretary in the House of Commons on Monday, Mr Johnson said: “Thousands of international travellers used to come into the country via HS1 before the virus hit. Now HS1 is in a perilous…

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Dartford MP Gareth Johnson proposes ‘flying ban’ law for disruptive airline passengers convicted of offences in court

Dartford MP Gareth Johnson is introducing a Ten Minute Rule Bill aimed at giving Judges and Magistrates the power to ban disruptive passengers from flying on all airlines for a specific period of time, following a court conviction. The Aviation Banning Orders (Disruptive Passengers) Ten Minute Rule Bill will be debated in…

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