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Transport Secretary visits Nottinghamshire to support MPs

Mark Harper, the Secretary of State for Transport, visited Gedling and Rushcliffe in Nottinghamshire, meeting with Conservative MPs Tom Randall and Ruth Edwards.

During his visit, he discussed the Conservative Party’s efforts to enhance transport and connectivity across Nottinghamshire and the rest of the East Midlands.

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Speaking on his visit, Mark Harper said:

“Tom is a dedicated constituency MP who has consistently championed critical transport issues in and around Gedling.

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“Ruth has similarly been a strong advocate for transport improvements in Rushcliffe, ensuring that our infrastructure plans benefit the entire region.

“On the 4th of July, the people of Gedling and Rushcliffe will face a significant choice.

“We can either choose to stick with Rishi Sunak and the Conservatives, who are executing a clear plan and taking bold actions to secure a stable future for you, your family, and Britain in an increasingly uncertain world.

“Or we can reject this path and revert to square one with Keir Starmer and Labour, who lack the conviction, courage, and plan necessary to navigate these uncertain times and secure a brighter future for our country.”

Tom Randall, Conservative MP for Gedling, added:

“It was a pleasure to host Mark Harper in Gedling and discuss the significant strides we’ve made in improving transport and connectivity in our region.

“Our efforts to repair potholes and enhance road quality have been a top priority, ensuring safer and smoother journeys for local people.

“I believe in the positive impact our policies are having, and I am dedicated to ensuring that Gedling remains on a path of progress and prosperity.

“The upcoming election on the 4th of July is crucial, and I urge the people of Gedling to support the Conservative vision for a secure and thriving future.”

Ruth Edwards, Conservative MP for Rushcliffe, said:

“I invited Mark Harper to Radcliffe-on-Trent to hear more about our campaign for more trains to stop at the station.

“I’m delighted that he is going to push the business case for this forward.

“Having good local transport links is vital, which is why I’ve been working with communities across Rushcliffe to improve local bus services and our roads.”


Note: From 00:01 tonight 29/30 May the current Parliament will dissolve. At dissolution, every seat in the House of Commons becomes vacant. All business in the House comes to an end. MPs stop representing their constituencies. There will be no MPs until after the general election. Those who wish to be MPs again must stand again as candidates for election.

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