Tuesday, 13 December 2011

EREWASH MP CONFIRMS ILKESTON STATION MEETING
Erewash MP Jessica Lee can today confirm that her meeting with the Secretary of State for Transport, Justine Greening will take place on Thursday 12th of January. Jessica secured the meeting after questioning the Chancellor, George Osborne, about funding for Ilkeston Train Station. Jessica has ensured that the invitation has been extended to representatives from Derbyshire County Council, who are the Local Transport Authority for Erewash and also to the Erewash Business Partnership to ensure a strong case for funding it put to the Minister.
Jessica said: I am determined to see the train station re-open in Ilkeston. We have regular local meetings regarding this project so I want to ensure that the key people involved in this are present when I put the case for forward for funding.