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My Plan

Since 2005 I have been listening to the concerns and ideas of people who live in West Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. That is why I am working to address the following four priorities:

Support and Care Workers

Recently, Penwith College Health and Social Care student, Stephanie Trembath, travelled to the Palace of Westminster to receive her award

The Hunting Act 2004

The Government has decided to bring forward a Statutory Instrument to make amendments to the exempt hunting provisions included in the Hunting Act 2004.

MP's Column

Years ago I took part in a Labour Government study measuring the contribution of the voluntary sector. I was reminded of this on Saturday when I must have met well over 200 volunteers. The day started at the Pirates Clubhouse for the West Cornwall League of Friends annual fete.

MP's Column

Many of you will know that whilst in Penzance in March, David Cameron said he was not prepared to let Cornwall remain without a stadium any longer.

MP's Column

On Friday I had the great privilege of taking part in Mounts Bay Academy's mountain fundraising challenge. Over two days students, staff, parents and family climbed the school climbing wall to raise money for Community Action Nepal, following the devastation of the recent earthquake.

Press Release: The EU Referendum

Derek Thomas MP has expressed his delight that the Government's Referendum Bill received such support in Westminster and that we can all now have a say over something that has dominated the agenda for so long.