Housing to meet local need

For as long as people struggle to find the home they can afford I’ll continue to press developers and planners to get quality homes built and empty buildings refurbished.

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Information: Support For British Citizens Abroad

Information from Andrew Stephenson,  Minister of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Department for International Development, regarding Support For British Citizens Abroad:

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The campaign continues to secure a permanent post office in Newlyn. The post office branch closed for business last year and currently the community has access to a mobile post office.

Derek welcomes Cornish schools funding announcement

West Cornwall MP Derek Thomas says that the announcement that Cornwall’s per pupil funding will rise by £15.4 million (5.3%) during the coming academic year compared to 2017-18 taking into account changes in pupil numbers is a “welcome step in the right direction”.

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Cornwall Councillors want to play their part in reducing harmful emissions and protecting and enhancing our natural environment. Unless local authorities follow Cornwall’s lead, the Government has no chance of reducing the UK’s carbon footprint to net zero.

Have your say on future flood policy

Over the coming decades, flood and coastal erosion risks will increase as a result of population growth and climate change. Rainfall patterns will change, extreme weather events will become more common and sea levels will rise.

Constituents Riding for Adam – The Story Continues

Mark Bayliss, a local constituent and James Van Cleef, his brother-in-law, are fundraising for Cancer Research UK in memory of Adam Van Cleef, James’ son and Mark’s nephew, who they lost to cancer in June 2018.

Let's end discrimination in sport

I remember being at a football match many years ago—it was a long game that had gone into a bit of extra time— and, looking around, someone said, “There are 22,000 people here badly in need of exercise and 22 people out there badly in need of a rest.” I was reminded of this last month during a de

West Cornwall Celebrates the Great Get Together

Today sees the start of the third Great Get Together celebration which is inspired by the memory of former Batley and Spen MP Jo Cox, who was tragically killed on 16 June 2016.

There are a number of events planned to celebrate all that unite us including:

Today: