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NHS bosses: Where's our £350 million?

08 November 2017

The head of the NHS in England has asked for its post-Brexit cash it was promised by the Vote Leave campaign but how much help does it need?


Decision on 70 homes plan waiting on survey

The proposed second wave of development by Timperley at Sholden, with access from Hyton Drive and Cornfield Row (pictured)

08 November 2017

A decision on a scheme to develop farmland has been deferred until the findings of a transport survey are known.

Backlash over government house building targets grows

The target is 778 homes a year

06 November 2017

Planning chiefs question government edict for thousands more homes in Kent


Under-fire MP urged to stand aside

Ashford MP Damian Green

06 November 2017

Kent MP Damian Green is being urged to stand aside from his ministerial role while an inquiry into his conduct is carried out.


MP says 'sleaze' scandal is a 'generational issue'

Tom Tugendhat MP

05 November 2017

Tom Tugendhat says newer MPs are more aware of what appropriate behaviour is, as new allegations surface.


MPs treated as ‘guilty before proven innocent’

North Thanet MP Sir Roger Gale

04 November 2017

Members of parliament accused of sexual harassment are being treated as ‘guilty before proven innocent’, a Kent MP has said.


MP fury over extreme porn claim

Ashford MP Damian Green

04 November 2017

Kent MP Damian Green has furiously denied claims police found extreme pornography on his computer.


MP makes first public appearance since resignation

MP Michael Fallon at the opening of the grammar school annexe

03 November 2017

An ex minister facing fresh claims of misbehaviour has appeared in public for the first time since he quit the government frontbench.


Ex-minister faces fresh allegations

Sevenoaks MP Michael Fallon

03 November 2017

A Kent MP today categorically denied new claims of making lewd remarks to a colleague.


Fallon fallout continues as new defence secretary appointed

Sevenoaks MP Michael Fallon

02 November 2017

Sir Michael Fallon's replacement as defence secretary has been announced, as the county reels from his shock resignation over harassment claims.


Government 'still committed to lorry park'

The government has reiterated its commitment to the M20 lorry park. Picture: Highways England

02 November 2017

Whitehall has reiterated its commitment to providing a huge lorry park amid rumours the plan had been ditched this week.


Kent MP's dramatic resignation

Michael Fallon

01 November 2017

Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has quit after admitting his behaviour has "fallen below the high standards required" to lead the armed forces.


Investigation launched into Kent minister

Ashford MP Damian Green

01 November 2017

Prime Minister Theresa May has launched an investigation amid allegations Kent MP Damian Green behaved inappropriately, it’s been reported.

Damian Green MP denies inappropriate behaviour towards journalist

Damian Green is strongly against Ashford losing its A&E

01 November 2017

Theresa May's deputy Damian Green to be investigated by Cabinet Office

Brexit monument could be built in Kent

The monument is proposed to be built on land overlooking the Channel Tunnel

31 October 2017

A design competition for a £17,500 'Brexit monument' has been launched by a school in Paris.


Medway housing targets 'quite impossible'

Stamp duty will be abolished for first-time buyers on the first £300,000 of properties worth up to £500,000

31 October 2017

A government target to build thousands of homes in Medway would be "impossible" to meet, the area's three MPs claim.


Fallon admits knee touching

Michael Fallon

30 October 2017

Defence Secretary and Kent MP Sir Michael Fallon has admitted touching a journalist’s knee 15 years ago - amid fresh revelations from Westminster.


Council seeks more asylum seeker cash after £4.5m overspend

Kent is facing a £4.5m shortfall to look after asylum seekers

30 October 2017

Kent leaders are to press for more government cash to look after asylum seekers - as a council faces a £4.5m overspend.


Why pay and display could soon be a thing of the past

Cllr Ben-Fitter Harding and the ANPR barriers at the Pound Lane car park in Canterbury

30 October 2017

New technology could make parking tickets in one part of Kent obsolete within 18 months.


New hospital option 'has to be on table'

Simon Perks, from the NHS Canterbury and Coastal CCG, speaks to campaigners trying to save the Kent & Canterbury

29 October 2017

An option for a new hospital in east Kent "has to be on the table" when future healthcare proposals are presented next year, NHS bosses are told.

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