Month: June 2015

Electrification of Midland Main Line paused

Anna Soubry, MP for Broxtowe, has responded to the Secretary of State for Transport’s announcement that the electrification of Midland Main Line will be paused.  Patrick McLoughlin MP has announced the pausing of the project as part of a major shake-up of Network Rail following recent poor performance and delays

Shortwood Farm Update

Broxtowe MP Anna Soubry is continuing her campaign to minimise potential disruption faced by local residents, despite Nottinghamshire County Council’s announcement that they have given final planning consent to UK Coal’s new opencast mine at Shortwood Farm, Trowell. The opencast mine, which received conditional consent from the County Council in

Boots Job Losses

Broxtowe MP, Anna Soubry, has met Boots executives following the announcement that the company would be cutting 700 non-store based jobs, including 400 at their Beeston headquarters. Anna said: “This announcement is incredibly disappointing, particularly when the economy is moving in the right direction.” “When I met Boots, they did