You can read about my view on a variety of policy issues here. Posts are organised in date order, so if an issue is current then you're more likely to find it at the top. Or you can search using subject areas.
Guards on trains have a vital role in ensuring that passengers have a safe and comfortable experience on their rail journeys.
Guards can assist disabled passengers who would be otherwise unable to travel, and are an important means of diffusing tension in instances of drunken, violent or anti-social behaviour from other passengers.Read more
There is an alarming gap between the amount of money spent on transport per person in London and that spent in the North of England.
It is clear from recent announcements that Chris Grayling as Transport Secretary has no intention of ending this gross inequality. The lack of investment in rail infrastructure is a huge problem, and I firmly believe that more spending is needed on our trains.Read more
Retiming local services in order to better co-ordinate rail and bus services would provide a smoother and more integrated system of public transport here in South Yorkshire. However, the question of timings for bus services is currently a matter for the individual companies who run the franchises.Read more
I am heavily involved in campaigning for better air quality and to improve our green spaces.
As Mayor of the Sheffield City Region (SCR), I have pledged to introduce an Air Quality Action Plan which brings together the four South Yorkshire councils and transport providers to reduce the health costs associated with poor air quality.Read more