MP's column

Every year, here in West Cornwall, I learn about a group of friends or neighbours who are putting on a meal or get together to provide some Christmas cheer and company for people who are on their own. These acts of kindness are what makes our communities great.

MPs Column: The NHS is not for sale

After the coldest, wettest, windiest General Election campaign here in West Cornwall and Scilly I’m relieved and grateful to be re-elected for the third time as the Member of Parliament for St Ives.

Inside the Queen's Speech

The Queen has set out the Conservative government's agenda for the year ahead in a progressive Queen’s Speech that aims to unite and level up Britain after Brexit.

Derek re-elected as MP with an increased majority

The final declaration of the 2019 election campaign has seen Conservative Derek Thomas returned as the West Cornwall & Isles of Scilly MP for the third time with an increased majority.

Why voting Conservative is good for high streets!

It was fantastic to have Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Andrea Leadsom, in Helston over the weekend, especially fitting given that it was Small Business Saturday.