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Those who attended the Train Care Centre Open Day on Saturday were treated to a collection of trains that have serviced the Penzance to Paddington route for decades. Despite the bitter wind, the day was a success, raising money for the RNLI and remembering local heroes.

MP's column

When it comes to Brexit votes, Parliament and the ongoing saga, I’m not going to pretend that I can defend this fiasco. I believe in Great Britain and the British people. I believe in the people of West Cornwall and Scilly. And I believe it is my job to do the best I can.

Derek recognises the need for more NHS dentist provision

I recognise the need for comprehensive access to NHS dentists and myself and other Cornish MPs are working with Cornwall Council, Cornwall NHS and NHS England to try and improve access to NHS dentists. The following is what the current situation is in Cornwall and the rest of England; 

MP's column

On Monday I joined Conservative colleagues in a meeting with Liz Truss, Chief Secretary to the Treasury, to set out priorities for Government funding as part of the Strategic Spending Review. Further funding for education was a hot topic.