Potholes getting worse

Mind the potholes! Our roads seem to get worse every year, with more and deeper potholes. Some are getting so big that they damage cars driving through them – meaning the council has to pay compensation for the damage. In fact, last year Hampshire paid out more compensation than any other local authority – over […]

Letter to The Guardian – ASLEF

The will of the people – except when it’s ASLEF Our local party chairman Brian Curwain writes to the Guardian urging the government and Southern railway to accept the democratic legitimacy of the vote and settle the dispute:- So, Southern rail drivers have voted 54% to 46% to reject the Aslef-negotiated deal and plan more […]

It’s time for a new approach to our railways

The Conservatives are failing rail passengers Since the Tories came to power rail fares have rocketed by 27% – that’s a rise three times faster than the growth in wages. Some season tickets are up by over 40%. Under-investment is leading to chaos and cost to commuters. We were told that higher fares would fund […]