Sajid Javid: Fixing injustices in our housing market

Ladies and Gentlemen, we are just fifteen hundred yards away from the site of the worst terrorist atrocity seen in this country since 7/7.
An attack that was aimed at children.
But, the next day in Albert Square, I saw something that makes me so very proud to be British.

An Ambitious Growth Programme for Crawley

Whether it is nationally or locally, I generally take the view that it is better to get things right for the long-term. Being proactive and taking a longer view by planning ahead makes addressing the challenges of tomorrow less difficult. As a growing town with limited space, it is important that Crawley’s growth is planned and managed in a sustainable way. This is why last week’s announcement of £14.64 million of Local Growth Fund investment by the Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership for a significant regeneration programme in Crawley, is very welcome news.

Theresa May Florence Speech

It’s good to be here in this great city of Florence today at a critical time in the evolution of the relationship between the United Kingdom and the European Union.

Fairer Funding for Schools

As well as wrecking the public finances for a generation, the last Labour government also built up some major financial inequalities and unfairness in the allocation of government funding. This included school funding where Crawley and West Sussex increasingly lost out to schools in Labour heartlands in the north of England and inner London.

Improvements to Haslett Avenue, Three Bridges

You may have noticed that roadworks have started along Haslett Avenue in Three Bridges. This is the beginning of a major scheme by West Sussex County Council to upgrade seven junctions along the length of Haslett Avenue, which is a major route through central Crawley. This follows two drop-in sessions in August that were held to help provide information and answer questions.

Henry Smith MP calls for Crawley Hammer Attacker to be Deported

Henry Smith MP has called on the Justice Secretary in the House of Commons to ensure that an Afghan national who attacked two Sussex Police officers with a claw hammer last year is deported immediately upon his release from prison.