Written Questions News

MP meets with the under secratary of state over speed of trains through Great Wyrley and Cheslyn Hay

Gavin recently met with the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport to discuss limiting the speed at which trains will be able to travel through the villages of Great Wyrley and Cheslyn Hay. Gavin sought confirmation from Mr. Stephen Hammond MP that trains travelling through these built up areas would not exceed a speed of 45mph, following the electrification of the Chase Line later this year.

Gavin seeks answers on quarry restoration

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, has sought answers from DCLG on what it is doing to enforce quarry restorations. In a Parliamentary Question, Gavin asked the Department about what steps it is taking to ensure that the deadline for the completion of works at a quarry - and its subsequent restoration to nature – is being strictly adhered to, without the possibility of extension.

Gavin challenges Department for Education over fairer funding for schools

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, has challenged the Department for Education over fairer funding for schools in South Staffordshire. In a Parliamentary Question, he asked what the Department was doing to close the funding gap between schools in the County of Staffordshire and in the local authority areas of Wolverhampton, Dudley, Walsall and Birmingham