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Derek pushes for better policing

A common sore point I hear about from my constituents is the lack of police on the street and the dire state of police funding. This is particularly bad in smaller towns and villages, where many feel crime is not dealt with effectively and there is a real lack of faith in the system.

MP's column

It’s Volunteers Week and people know how important volunteers are. It’s extraordinary the effort people make. Our county would be a poorer place without the generosity of volunteers. 

Matt Hancock's Response

Following my letter to a future leader which asks the Conservative MPs hoping to become Party leader and Prime Minister for their views on climate change I have received a response from the Rt Hon Matt Hancock MP. I have attached his response.

Mark Harper's Response

Following my letter to a future leader which asks the Conservative MPs hoping to become Party leader and Prime Minister for their views on climate change I have received a response from the Rt Hon Mark Harper MP. I have attached his response.

Rory Stewart's Response

Following my letter to a future leader which asks the Conservative MPs hoping to become Party leader and Prime Minister for their views on climate change I have received a response from the Rt Hon Rory Stewart MP. I have attached his response. 

Andrea Leadsom's Response

Following my letter to a future leader which asks the Conservative MPs hoping to become Party leader and Prime Minister for their views on climate change I have received a response from the Rt Hon Andrea Leadsom MP.

My letter to a future leader...

I will be writing the following letter to all Conservative leadership hopefuls to find out what they plan to do to commit to the fight against climate change and man made emissions. I hope to receive responses and be able to publish the content of replies.

Derek welcomes new protections for the marine environment

West Cornwall MP Derek Thomas says that a new set of Marine Conservation Zones (MCZ), including areas to the west of Land’s End and south of Scilly as well as one in the Helford estuary, are a “big step forward”.