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£1m funding for Transport for the South East

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has announced £1 million of funding for the work of Transport for the South East (TfSE). The money will help to pay for the development of a transport strategy for the region as TfSE moves towards becoming a statutory body in the next two years. It came as a study commissioned … Continue reading

Surrey leader urges Chancellor to make “firm commitment” to Crossrail 2

Surrey County Council leader David Hodge is calling on Chancellor Philip Hammond to signal a “firm commitment” to Crossrail 2 in next Wednesday’s Budget. Last March the National Infrastructure Committee – the independent body advising the government on Britain’s long-term projects – urged ministers to prioritise developing the cross-London train line, which is set to … Continue reading

Chancellor visits County Hall to meet Surrey’s deputy leader

Chancellor Philip Hammond became the latest Surrey MP to visit County Hall when he met deputy leader Peter Martin today to discuss council issues such as rising demand for services, budget pressures and devolution. Adult social care funding was among the topics discussed – rising demand for support means the council needs to spend an … Continue reading

Surrey welcomes Transport Secretary’s action to tackle Southern problems

Following the news that Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has unveiled a £20 million fund to improve Southern Rail’s services, Surrey County Council’s Cabinet Member for Environment and Planning Mike Goodman (pictured) said: “This is great news and recognises the frustration felt by Surrey’s commuters about the delays, cancellations and disruption. “Not only will the Transport … Continue reading

Firms flock to apprentice event

An art gallery, a gardening company and a firm of accountants were among the businesses flocking to an event aimed at improving young people’s career opportunities. The event attracted around 50 firms looking to hire young people, provide trial placements or offer work experience. It was organised by Surrey County Council as part of its … Continue reading

Employment Minister among MPs visiting new Surrey leader

Employment Minister Chris Grayling was one of three Surrey MPs to visit new Surrey County Council leader David Hodge. He was joined at County Hall by Esher and Walton MP Dominic Raab and Woking MP Jonathan Lord. Mr Hodge said: “Surrey has three Cabinet members in the coalition government and several other ministers so it’s … Continue reading

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