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Our Man - Junction 10a on the M20

Anyone travelling past the Tesco superstore will have spotted that work on the new Junction 10A has already started in earnest. This is a junction which, when I first became Ashford’s MP twenty years ago, was promised “in seven years’ time”.

Our Man - Minister visits Park Mall

Along with councillors and officers from Ashford Borough Council I had an interesting morning showing the Minister for Town Centres, Jake Berry, around some of our significant changes.

Ashford MP, Damian Green, shows his support for a Nature Recovery Network

Damian Green MP attended an event hosted by The Wildlife Trusts to show his support for the creation of a Nature Recovery Network.  A well-designed network of places for nature which links ups green spaces and protected areas in our towns, cities and countryside would have positive benefits for b

Our Man - Operation Stack

The seemingly never-ending debate about alternatives to Operation Stack has been brought into sharp focus by Brexit.

Our Man - Housing in Ashford

Two different publications which have landed on my desk this week give the up-to date picture of housing both in Ashford itself, and in comparison with the rest of the country.

Commons Touch - Celebrating English Tourism Week

English Tourism Week has become an increasingly important feature of the calendar at this time of year, marking the start of the domestic tourism season, and allowing us to celebrate the many different types of attraction that are available in Kent.

Our Man - Road surfaces and pot holes

Among the obvious victims of the unexpected (and unwelcome) March burst of freezing weather has been the road surfaces across Kent. Mainly on minor roads, but also to some extent on the motorways, there are now potholes galore. A number of people have been on to me about this.