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Heidi Allen MP update on rail timetable chaos

I continue to be very concerned about the disruption on the local railways caused by GTR's timetable changes. As you will have seen from my previous updates, I recently met with GTR, the Royston, Letchworth and Villages Rail User Group and Rail Minister, Jo Johnson MP.

Heidi Allen MP Speaks in EU Withdrawal Bill Debate about importance of customs arrangement and the importance of allowing an amendment to let child refugees join their siblings

Heidi spoke passionately on day two of the EU Withdrawal Bill debate to put forward the case for keeping options open with regard to a customs union, arrangement or partnership.  She told the House that she viewed membership of EEA and EFTA (Amdt 51) as an important lifeboat and an option that we

Heidi Allen MP Update on EU Withdrawal Bill Votes

I have received a significant amount of correspondence from constituents in the past week, ahead of consideration in the Commons of the Lord's amendments' to the EU Withdrawal Bill.

Preventing Young Sudden Cardiac Deaths

I was shocked to learn that 12 apparently fit and healthy young people die every week in the UK of undiagnosed cardiac conditions.  The UK needs a national strategy to ensure the guidelines and policies to prevent young sudden cardiac death are consistent.

Heidi questions Transport Secretary over rail chaos

During Urgent Questions on Monday 4th June, Heidi took the opportunity to ask Transport Secretary Chris Grayling about the rail chaos affecting South Cambs commuters.  Heidi pressed for a return to the pre-May timetables by the end of the week and requested additional compensation for Great North

Asking the DoH about Cystic Fybrosis Drug Orkambi

I recently wrote to the Department of Health begging them to look again at making cystic fibrosis drug Orkambi available on the NHS.  Several other MPs co-signed my letter which asked government to put pressure on the manufacturer Vertex to find a solution to the current impasse in negotiations.