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Nick Raynsford

Deputy Chairman

Nick Raynsford

Nick Raynsford became Deputy Chairman of Crossrail Limited on 14 January 2019.

Nick first entered Parliament in 1986 and was Member of Parliament for Greenwich from 1992 to 1997 and for Greenwich and Woolwich from 1997 to 2015. He held various ministerial appointments including Minister for London where he oversaw creation of the Greater London Authority, Minister of State for Housing and Planning and Minister of State for Local and Regional Government. He was appointed to the Privy Council in 2001. As Member of Parliament for Greenwich and Woolwich he was actively involved in securing a Crossrail station at Woolwich during passage of the Crossrail Hybrid Bill.

Nick Raynsford is currently President of the Town and Country Planning Association and chair of NHBC Foundation, Tideway Reporting Group, CICAIR Limited and Heylo Housing RP. He is a Non-Executive Director of the Fire Protection Association, Pocket Living and Constructionairum.

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