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Sub-Post Offices are dependent on customers using the services offered and I’m pleased that cash deposits have increased by 43%, cheque deposits by 15% and cash withdrawals up by 13% in the past year.

Living in the EU: Prepare for Brexit

Published 15 October 2019

Foreign & Commonwealth Office


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Brexit – a new deal reached?

A revised Brexit deal has been agreed between the negotiating teams of the United Kingdom and the European Union ahead of a meeting of European leaders in Brussels. It will still need the approval of both UK and EU Parliaments – which means another vote on a Brexit deal by MPs.

Queen's Speech focuses on 'bread and butter' issues

West Cornwall MP Derek Thomas has welcomed a Queen’s Speech which places an emphasis on ‘bread and butter’ issues and, in particular, in addition to ensuring that Britain leaves the EU, the proposal for a ground-breaking Environment Bill.

Dog walk benefits brain tumour charities

Dozens of dog owners and their pets celebrated the re-opening to dogs of the full two-mile long stretch of beach from Marazion to Penzance by taking part in the Great Western Dog Walk and Fun Dog Show on Saturday.

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On Friday community leaders gathered at the Salvation Army in St Ives to discuss how the £25m offered by Government to St Ives could improve living standards and social mobility.

Publication of the No Deal Readiness Report

The United Kingdom is getting ready to leave the European Union on 31 October 2019. While the Government would prefer to leave with a deal and will work to the final hour to achieve one, we are prepared to leave without a deal in order to respect the referendum result.

Average speed cameras could help resolve A30 issues in Crowlas

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Installing average speed cameras would be a ‘quick and relatively cheap’ fix to some of the traffic issues along the stretch of the A30 between St Erth and the Newtown roundabout, says West Cornwall MP Derek Thomas.