Tag Archives: Chris Grayling MP

New Government Proposals to Cut Congestion on Busiest Roads

Delays to motorists caused by utility companies digging up busy roads could be halved under new proposals announced by Transport Secretary Chris Grayling. The proposals would allow local authorities to charge utility companies by the hour to carry out works … Continue reading

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Driving Lessons on Motorways Heading this Way

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has announced learner drivers will be able to have lessons on motorways in a bid to improve road safety. The law change will be active from 2018, when learners will be allowed on motorways with an … Continue reading

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Tamworth’s Rail Passengers to Get New Longer Trains with More Seats

Tamworth’s rail passengers who travel on the West Coast line between London Euston and Crewe will get new longer trains with more seats and more space as nearly £1 billion is invested in services on the West Midlands network. There … Continue reading

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First Class Seats Could Be Cut On Busy Trains

Train firms could be forced to reduce first class seats on busy commuter lines to ease overcrowding, Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has said. He said people will see “less first class in the future” with busy suburban trains having “one … Continue reading

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Police Cautions to be Scrapped in Staffordshire

The Government is planning to scrap the use of police cautions, where those who commit minor offences are given a formal warning, in England and Wales and the new system will be trialled for a year in the Staffordshire, West … Continue reading

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PCC Welcomes Plans to Cut Re-offending

Staffordshire’s Police & Crime Commissioner (PCC), Matthew Ellis, has welcomed plans announced by the Secretary of State for Justice, Chris Grayling MP. The plans for prisoners serving shorter sentences to receive compulsory rehabilitation supports the work in Staffordshire that has … Continue reading

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