West Cornwall MP Derek Thomas has shown his support for British farming at Back British Farming Day in Westminster, recognising the crucial role farmers play in producing food and caring for the countryside.
West Cornwall MP Derek Thomas, who chairs the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Brain Tumours, has welcomed the Government decision to double its investment in brain cancer research to £40m a year in honour of former cabinet minister Dame Tessa Jowell.
When we consider the harm caused to people’s health as a result of vehicle emissions (in particular diesel fumes) it is no surprise that this government plans to ban the sale of all new petrol or diesel-powered cars and vans by 2040.
I confess: years ago I was required to take a Speed Awareness Course after driving above the speed limit in Bristol. I’m now much more aware of how lethal a car driven at speed can be for vulnerable road users including children, cyclists and horse riders.
Environmental issues are becoming increasingly important to people in West Cornwall, judging from the responses to a leaflet sent out to homes earlier in the year by Conservative Parliamentary candidate Derek Thomas.
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