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MPs Column

Following the PM’s announcement of an extra £20 billion uplift in NHS funding by 2022/23 I was pleased to host an event in Parliament with the campaigning group 38 Degrees.

MPs Column

This week’s announcement of an extra £394m a week for the NHS is very welcome and amounts to a yearly 3.4 percent increase in real cash terms.. As I understand it, the increase is slightly higher in the early years to enable the NHS to respond to the particular funding pressure it faces today.

British Horse Society

I was very pleased to host Martin Clunes, President of the British Horse Society, at the launch the society's new virtual reality film.

MPs Column

This week the EU Withdrawal Bill came back to the Commons from the Lords.

MPs Column

It was great to attend the official ‘commissioning’ of the CT scanner installed at West Cornwall Hospital last week.

Edward Hain Hospital

At their latest meeting, members of the Edward Hain group were shown a set of plans that showed one possible use for the hospital site which looked at the potential for a new build to the rear of the existing building.