Monthly Archives: October 2015

Marketfield Way: why no affordable housing?

At the Reigate & Banstead Borough Council Executive meeting last Thursday, the Conservatives announced the next phase of plans to develop on Marketfield Way car park in Redhill. The latest proposals added a few extra storeys to the plans previously unveiled – it will now be up to ten storeys – and included agreement that […]

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Greens oppose Airport City Gatwick plans

I am supporting residents opposed to the construction of a 172-acre business park to the east of Horley. Although I serve on both Surrey and Reigate and Banstead Councils, the first I heard about this was when the proposal for ‘Airport City Gatwick’ came to Reigate and Banstead’s Executive last week for agreement – you […]

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Surrey County Council urged to divest from anti-social investments

Greens have accused Surrey County Council of hypocrisy over its investments in tobacco firms – and urged it to divest from tobacco, fossil fuels and other damaging industries. A Surrey Mirror investigation has revealed that Surrey County Council owns £15m of shares in five tobacco firms as part of its pension fund portfolio.

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