Investing in transport

I am seeking investment in transport for Maidstone and the Weald, including a new southern relief road and more frequent bus services, whilst protecting public health through improvements in air quality.

News

Brexit Update

Kent messenger weekly column - We must get Brexit done!

Minister to Come to Maidstone to Explain Thameslink Delay

Chris Heaton-Harris MP, the Trains Minister, will come to Maidstone for a round table meeting with commuters, local businesses and local authority representatives to discuss the continued delay to the City Thameslink service from Maidstone East. 

Housing and Transport Survey

Over the summer months, I have been out and about delivering my transport and housing surveys around Maidstone and The Weald.

Transport in Maidstone

Be it catching the train to work, riding the bus into town for shopping or hopping in the car to take our children to school we all rely on transport in our everyday lives.

Maidstone MP Demands Meeting on Delay to Train Service

Helen Grant, Member of Parliament for Maidstone and the Weald, has written to the Trains Minister demanding he visit Maidstone for an urgent public meeting as concern grows that the long-promised City Thameslink Service from Maidstone East may face even further delay.

Maidstone's Air Quality

Driving across the junction of Stone Street and Knightrider Street in Maidstone recently I was enveloped by a cloud of black smoke.  I had to close my windows and hold my breath for a few seconds until the car in front stopped spewing out acrid exhaust fumes that would put a 1950’s bus to shame.

Maidstone Bus Committee

I’ll never forget the anxiety I felt as a little girl, waiting for a school bus that never arrived, or even more soul destroying, watching it fly past me without stopping.  It didn’t matter how prepared I was for my day, if I was late for school I knew it would annoy my teachers, disrupt the rest

KM Column: 2018, A Year in Review

In many ways 2018 has been a difficult year with the all-encompassing nature of the Brexit debate dominating the political sphere.

Reporting Back

Hello again everyone. 2018 has, inescapably, been the year of the 'B' word for us all and it seems certain that the Brexit saga will run for many more episodes, all the way into the next decade.