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Better access for the disabled at Thirsk station

It’s time something was done to improve access for disabled people at Thirsk Station. It currently has no disabled access to the station itself or between platforms making it impossible for disabled people to get about unaided.

Major review into rail franchising is good news

I am confident that the review into the future of rail services, following the delays and cancellations on the East Coast and across the North after the introduction of the May timetable will lead to much needed improvements.

Supporting North Yorkshire farmers

I was proud today to wear my wheat-pin badge today in support of British farming at Back British Farming Day in Westminster.

Calling for urgent action on our rail services

In a Westminster Hall debate on TransPennine rail travel and delays I appealed for more joined up thinking and a far more collaborative approach between Network Rail and the operators to resolve some of the long delays and cancellations experienced on the TransPennine Express from Manchester to S