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PM's speech in the Commons

Following the PM’s speech in the Commons on leaving the EU earlier today I am seeking clarity on several key points. 

MP's column

Many will be aware of the initiative to establish the England Coast Path.

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.

Derek Thomas backs West Cornwall's farmers

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.

Derek Thomas welcomes Penzance heliport approval

West Cornwall MP has welcomed the decision of Cornwall Council's Strategic Planning Committee to approve planning permission for a heliport at Penzance.

"I believe this unanimous decision will prove a boon for many," said Mr Thomas."

Flood grant of £1.4 million should help safeguard Mousehole

Mousehole is just one of a dozen areas across England that has been awarded significant cash to address the risk of flooding.

The total sum being spent in Mousehole now amounts to £1.4m which will be used by the Environment Agency to reduce the flood risk across the village.