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Greg Hands M.P.’s response to the phase two Thames Tunnel consultation

I have represented Fulham in Parliament since 2005, as the M.P. for Hammersmith and Fulham from 2005 to 2010, and both Fulham and Chelsea since the 2010 General Election. Prior to entering Parliament, I was a Fulham Councillor for Eel Brook Ward from 1998 to 2006, and served as Leader of the Conservative Group on Hammersmith and Fulham Council. I have lived in Fulham since 1990.

Monitor crime on your street at police.uk

Greg Hands M.P. has welcomed upgrades to the police.uk website. A series of improvements are giving the public an even more detailed picture of crime and anti-social behaviour in our local streets.The website now records all incidents of crime and antisocial behaviour at train stations and on railway networks. Incidents occurring at or near significant local sites like shopping areas, nightclubs, parks, airports, universities, car parks and hospitals will be added in the coming months.

Hands backs residents’ Super Sewer action day tomorrow

Greg Hands M.P. is urging residents to support the ‘Stop the Sewer’ action day, which will be gathering responses to Thames Water’s Super Sewer consultation on Saturday 28th January. The proposals for the Carnwath Road site in Fulham have already provoked more than 500 people to complete Stop the Sewer’s questionnaire. They hope to gather 1,000 more to show Thames Water the strength of public opposition to the plans.

Hands backs call to extend Super Sewer consultation

Greg Hands M.P., Mayor Boris Johnson and Hammersmith & Fulham Council have joined forces to call for the Super Sewer consultation to be extended. Other areas named during phase one have had 18 months to organise their case, unlike those living on and around Carnwath Road, which was identified as Thames Water’ preferred site in November.

Putting patients before paperwork in Chelsea and Fulham

Greg Hands M.P. has welcomed plans announced by the Prime Minister to put patients before paperwork.The new drive will make a huge difference, allowing patients from to lead hospital inspections and freeing nurses from bureaucracy. The changes include:

Public Meeting on Hammersmith Flyover Closure

Mary Macleod, Conservative M.P. for Chiswick, has organised a public meeting tomorrow, Saturday, January 14, at West London Free School, in Cambridge Grove, Hammersmith, from 2pm till 3pm, to discuss the closure of Hammersmith Flyover.Residents will have the chance to put questions to TfL’s director of public affairs and stakeholder engagement, David McNeill, about the road. Cllr Nick Botterill, Deputy Leader of H&F Council, will also be there.

Fulham F.C. submits planning application

Fulham Football Club has this week submitted a planning application to increase capacity at home ground, Craven Cottage, from 25,700 to 30,000.

Hands: High Speed 2 great news for West London

Greg Hands M.P. has welcomed the Government’s announcement that HS2 will go ahead, with Old Oak in Hammersmith & Fulham confirmed as the key London interchange. The route will link London to the West Midlands and the north of England, adding up to 26,000 more seats for rail passengers and slashing journey times by as much as half.