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MPs Raise Concerns With HS2 Ltd

Along with seven other MPs who have had their locus standi challenged by HS2 Ltd in the House of Lords, I have written to the Chief Executive of HS2 Ltd, Simon Kirby to raise concerns about the democratic process being followed. You can find a co...

Nick Hurd Petitions in House of Lords Against HS2 Bill

  As many of you will know there was the chance for those affected by HS2 to petition against the Bill in the House of Lords. I too petitioned on behalf of my constituents in Ruislip Northwood and Pinner. you can read my full petition here  

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Statement on HS2

I am opposed to HS2 unless we get a satisfactory mitigation and compensation proposal for the constituency. That has been my public position for years, and is well understood by the Government. For some time now I have been campaigning with Reside...

Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee Inquiry into HS2

The Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee (PACA) are looking into complaints against HS2, in terms of engagement with the public and their consultation process. In November 2015, the PHSO published its Report of an investigati...

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HS2 Select Committee hearing for Hillingdon

As many of you may be aware on Monday residents, the London Borough of Hillingdon and I gave evidence, once again, to the HS2 Select Committee. This was the final chance residents had to put their case in front of the Committee. Over many years re...

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HS2 update December 2015

Please read my latest HS2 Update December 2015

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Department for International Development

Last week, I was delighted to be asked to join the ministerial team at the Department for International Development, which gives me to the opportunity to shape work that I believe to be both a moral imperative and firmly in the British national in...

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Syria

Committing our armed forces to military action is arguably the most serious decision we can take. I did vote for British air strikes, against ISIL in Syria. Like most people, I want to see an end to the terrible violence and migration that the tra...

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Where will our grandchildren live?

The next political event in London is the Mayoral election next May.It is quite clear from the opening salvos that the main battleground will be Housing.I welcome this recognition of a very major problem, which is the lack of genuinely affordable ...

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Youth Council Meeting in Parliament

On Thursday the 22nd of October, I had the opportunity to hold a youth council meeting with 2 students from each of the secondary schools located within the constituency, ranging from ages 15-18. This session was a great opportunity for me to meet...