Westminster News

Energy price cap changes - Have your say

West Cornwall MP Derek Thomas is writing to households in West Cornwall to find out the effect of the introduction of the new energy price cap which came into force on 1st January, 2019.

PM's Brexit Deal is Rejected: Whats happens now?

The House of Commons has voted not to support the deal the Government has negotiated with the EU as the basis on which to leave the European Union.

Responding to the vote, the Prime Minister set out in the House of Commons how she intends to proceed:

NHS Long Term Plan will help bring health services closer to home

West Cornwall MP Derek Thomas has welcomed the publication of the NHS Long-Term Plan, saying that he supports and has argued for many of the plan’s goals.

NHS England bosses say the 10-year plan, published on Monday, could save up to 500,000 lives by focusing on prevention.

Speeding up diagnosis for AS arthritis sufferers

As chair of a new group aiming to help those suffering from a painful form of inflammatory arthritis, West Cornwall MP Derek Thomas is pressing for an end to the long wait patients currently have for a correct diagnosis.

Fact and fiction in the smart meter roll-out

West Cornwall MP Derek Thomas has sponsored an event in Westminster at which MPs and civil servants were able to find out what is fact and what is fiction with regard to smart meters.