Rehman held his regular MP Street Surgery on Saturday in Twydall, listening to residents views on a variety on topics, including Brexit and opposition to the proposed development on Sturry Park, which Rehman fully opposes.
Rehman joined local residents in Lower Rainham Road in a demonstration against the unacceptable planning application to build 1250 houses in Pump Lane/Lower Rainham area. The development is too large, lacks the necessary infrastructure and builds on green space.
Rehman attended the Leigh Academy Rainham School public exhibition plans at the Millennium Centre in Rainham. The exhibition gave Rehman and local residents the opportunity to hear more about Leigh Academy's plans and ask any questions they have.
Rehman raised the important issue facing Medway Hospital, and hospitals across the country, of obtaining appropriate FM licenses from Ofcom for hospital radios. Hospital radios provide vital support and comfort to patients and Rehman called for an urgent statement or debate on the matter.
In his capacity as a member of the Home Affairs Select Committee, Rehman questioned senior law enforcement officers on preparations by the International Crime Coordination Centre on topics such as information sharing with international partners post-Brexit.
Rehman was delighted to host a reception in Parliament for Medway's bid to be the UK City of Culture in 2025. Rehman had the opportunity to meet with key figures behind the bid, including local businesses and local government.
Rehman attended the 80th anniversary celebrations of Gillingham Salem Church of the Nazarene. Founded in 1939, the Church is at the heart of the local community supporting various community projects, including caring for the homeless and vulnerable with a Winter Night shelter.
Rehman visited Medway Cricket Association's 100 Ball Bash U12 final on Sunday, the culmination of a the local Medway 100 Ball Bash competition. Rehman was able to meet and congratulate the winning team, High Halstow.
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