Following on from my questions to the Home Secretary and the Prime Minister regarding the future of Uxbridge police station, I had the opportunity this evening to raise the matter again during an adjournment debate on the future of police stations across London.
My constituency, Ruislip, Northwood, and Pinner is home to a large and established Jewish population. I have heard from members of the local community, and members of the APPG on British Jews that I co-chair, about the impact that the long-standing BDS campaign has had.
As my constituents will likely know, thanks to the sterling work of Hillingdon Council, Uxbridge Police Station has been saved from closure. This has been welcome by many in Ruislip, Northwood, and Pinner, as well as those across the whole of Hillingdon.
As constituents may be aware, every Thursday the Leader of the House, Penny Mordaunt MP, comes to Parliament to announce what we will be considering for the next week. At this session, MPs can request that time is given to debate a subject of importance to their constituents.
Residents right across Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner are affected by air traffic arriving and departing from Heathrow airport. Many residents also benefit financially from proximity to the airport that employs thousands of people in our region.