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Resolution between Southern & ASLEF ‘hugely welcome’ says Lewes MP

An announcement made this afternoon by TUC general secretary Frances O'Grady, confirming that Govia Thameslink Railway Ltd (GTR) and rail union ASLEF have reached a resolution after ten days of negotiation at Congress House in London, has been welcomed by the Member of Parliament for Lewes Maria

10 Minute Rule Bill Calls for Tax Transparency

A ten minute rule motion put before the Commons this afternoon by Waveney MP Peter Aldous calling for taxes to be clearly shown on fuel receipts, has been supported by the Member of Parliament for Lewes and vice-chair of the APPG for Fair Fuel for Motorists and Hauliers, Maria Caulfield, as it pa

Maria Presses PM on Sussex Rail Misery

During Questions to the Prime Minister in the Commons Chamber on November 2nd, the Member of Parliament for Lewes, Maria Caulfield ensured that the misery being faced by thousands of rail users and their family’s at the hands of Southern Rail & the RMT was acknowledged by the Prime Minister,

Seaford Branch Line Service to Resume

Further to discussions with Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) this morning, the Member of Parliament for Lewes, Maria Caulfield, has gained confirmation that, as promised, the full Seaford Branch Line rail service will return on Monday the 26th of September.

Rail Services to Seaford Restored

After persistent pressure from Lewes MP Maria Caulfield, Southern Rail have announced that it will reinstate an hourly service on the Seaford Branch Line from the 26th September.

SE Railway Chaos 'Unacceptable' says PM

Maria Caulfield, Member of Parliament for Lewes, has welcomed a response from Prime Minister David Cameron on the situation currently being faced on a daily basis by commuters across the South & South East. 

Maria at the Open Day of Newhaven & Seaford Sailing Club

Maria Caulfield, Member of Parliament for Lewes, said she was delighted to attend the Newhaven & Seaford Sailing Club for their Open Day in Piddinghoe on Saturday afternoon, which was this year coupled with The Royal Yachting Association (RYA) Push The Boat Out initiative. 

Latest Section of Lewes to Newhaven Cycle Path is Opened

Maria Caulfield, Member of Parliament for Lewes, joined Trevor Beattie, the Chief Executive of the South Downs National Park Authority and others for the opening of the new riverside path on Saturday, which joins two towns within the constituency, Lewes and Newhaven.