Local News

Maria Caulfield MP Welcomes Potentional Fines on Southern Rail

Maria Caulfield, MP for Lewes has met Rail Minister, Claire Perry MP, to raise further concerns about the poor state of local rail services. The Minister confirmed that if performance does not markedly improve in the New Year, then the Government will begin to impose heavy fines on the rail company.

MP welcomes progress for vulnerable Plumpton residents

Maria Caulfield, Member of Parliament for Lewes, has welcomed the news from Network Rail that action has been taken to help disabled residents of Plumpton, and those with personal mobility needs, get around whilst the issue with the crossing is resolved.

Lewes MP secures debate on Palliative Care

Maria Caulfield, the Member of Parliament for Lewes, has successfully secured an adjournment debate in Parliament on Wednesday 4 November to discuss Palliative Care.

Maria Caulfield MP calls for fairer funding for rural areas

Maria Caulfield, Member of Parliament for the Lewes constituency, has signed a letter, with other MPs representing rural areas, to the Communities Secretary, Greg Clark MP, calling for a fairer distribution of money to areas like East Sussex which have their populations more sparsely distributed.

Maria Caulfield gives support to badger vaccination policy

Maria Caulfield, Member of Parliament for Lewes, recently met with representatives from the Sussex Badger Vaccination project to discuss a possible vaccination programme in East Sussex as an alternative method of tackling the problem of Bovine TB.