Steve Brine MP

for Winchester & Chandler's Ford

24 NOV 2016

Local transport key to improving productivity says Winchester MP

Steve Brine has spoken of the need for the country to focus on our transport infrastructure and poor levels of productivity, after the Chancellor set out his first Autumn Statement on Wednesday 23rd November.

The Winchester & Chandler's Ford MP welcomed the plan that will provide a stable economic platform as the UK prepares to leave the European Union, with clear plans for investment, public spending and the tax system, while the country continues to bring down the deficit.

Mr Brine said: "It is important that we recognise and celebrate the fact that unemployment is so low, and employment levels are at a record high, as that is the bedrock of our strong economy.

"We clearly, however, have a problem with productivity, In our area that is in large part down to our transport problems, and my constituents will be all too familiar with the M3 and M27, our rail service into London, and of course the A34, all issues that are currently 'live' on my desk.

"I am also very keen to get into the detail of the new £32bn Productivity Fund which is specifically for innovation and infrastructure, and more broadly I know the focus of the PM and the Chancellor is to prepare Britain to seize the opportunities ahead, building an economy where everybody has a chance, and where every part of this United Kingdom contributes to, and benefits from, our future success."

Back to all posts


Written Answers — Department of Health: Air Pollution: Housing (17 Nov 2017)
Steve Brine: The World Health Organization's report, ‘Preventing Non-communicable Diseases by Reducing Environmental Risk Factors’, published on 12 September 2017, will be taken into consideration along with the rest of the relevant evidence base when developing cross-government policy. The Department of has recently asked the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence to develop...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Influenza: Vaccination (17 Nov 2017)
Steve Brine: Encouraging take-up of the flu vaccination in people with chronic respiratory disease is primarily a matter for Public Health England (PHE). PHE, in partnership with NHS England, is currently running the national multi-channel campaign ‘Stay Well This Winter’, which encourages people who are most at-risk of preventable emergency admission to hospital to take actions to help them...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Pupils: Diabetes (17 Nov 2017)
Steve Brine: The Department and its arm’s length bodies maintain a continuous dialogue with colleagues across government on a range of issues, including how best to meet the health needs of schoolchildren. It is important that children with medical conditions such as diabetes are supported appropriately. Statutory guidance for governing bodies of maintained schools and proprietors of academies in...


Contact Steve Brine in Westminster

Call your MP in his Commons office on 0207 219 7189 or email steve.brine.mp@parliament.uk

Early Day Motions (EDMs)

Steve Brine does not sign EDMs - click here to read why.

Facebook

Sign up to e-newsletter

Sign up for email updates:

First name: *

Last name: *

Email: *

Postcode: *