Commuter trains to get longer

The Secretary of State for Transport, Teresa Villiers, has announced that the Government has reached an agreement with South West Trains to provide an additional 60 carriages on services to and from London Waterloo and bring Waterloo Station’s International Terminal back into use.

Damian Hinds presses Minister on septic tanks register

Local MP Damian Hinds has written to the Department for the Environment and Rural Affairs urgently asking for clarification of Environment Agency rules on the registration of private septic tanks.

Damian Hinds backs credit unions and post offices

Damian Hinds has given his backing to an innovative scheme to make credit union services available at every Post Office counter across the country. At an event he hosted as Chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Credit Unions with the Association of British Credit Unions (ABCUL), Damian Hinds pledged to support the proposed link-up in Parliament as other MPs came to learn more about the scheme.

Damian Hinds leads Westminster Hall debate on unauthorised developments

Damian Hinds led a House of Commons debate in Westminster Hall yesterday on illegal and unauthorised developments and sites in the countryside. More than twenty other MPs attended to support Mr Hinds in his representations to Communities and Local Government Minister Andrew Stunell.