Supporting Filey’s bid for a Blue Flag

I will do everything I can to help support Filey to get the prestigious Blue Flag back. The Blue Flag scheme acts as a guarantee to tourists that a beach or marina they are visiting is clean and maintained to the highest standards.

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.