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Reopen the M20 and axe deadly smart motorway scheme

Highways bosses should take immediate action to reopen the M20 and abandon the deadly Smart Motorway scheme. I made the calls after Operation Brock was implemented again earlier today. 

Let's get Brexit done and move forward

People here in Dover and Deal voted overwhelmingly to leave the EU in the 2016 referendum. Now over three years since the vote, it’s time to get Brexit done and move forward.

First funding secured to dual the A2

The first round of funding has been secured to widen the A2 to the Port of Dover. Department for Transport minister Chris Heaton-Harris told me that Highways England has been given funding to “investigate options for improving the A2 around Dover”.

Safer streets

Keeping our streets safe and secure is a key priority for me. That’s why I have fought to ensure we have enough officers on patrol in our community. And all the hard work is paying off. More funding has been secured and we will soon have 11 extra police officers patrolling our streets.

Duty-free return would boost Dover and Deal

The return of duty free sales on travel to and from the European Union would deliver a real boost for Dover and Deal. That’s why I have long been campaigning for this to happen – and why it is so welcome that the Chancellor is planning to do it.

UK's first dementia village to open in Dover

Health bosses say the UK’s first dementia village – based in Dover – is due to open in December. Harmonia Village makes use of six derelict houses in Randolph Road to support up to 36 people with nursing care.

UK's first dementia village to open in Dover

Health bosses say the UK’s first dementia village – based in Dover – is due to open in December. Harmonia Village makes use of six derelict houses in Randolph Road to support up to 36 people with nursing care.