This is, of course, extremely disappointing to residents who have fought so hard against the project.
I am committed to ensuring that, once construction does begin, the very highest standards of construction practice are adhered to and that disruption is – as far as possible – kept to a minimum.
I have today received correspondence from the Secretary of State for Transport setting out details for the Homeowner Payment Scheme which might be of interest to some constituents. If I can assist any constituents with their claims, please do not hesitate to get in touch.
Geographically, Buckingham is a rather large constituency but in spite of its rurality, and the great distances which sometimes separate one settlement from its nearest neighbour, I am repeatedly struck by the strong sense of community I observe when I visit local towns and villages.