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Funding Boost for Brain Tumour Research

In the wake of an announcement of a £45 million boost in funding for Brain Tumour Research, West Cornwall MP Derek Thomas has continued to promote efforts to improve outcomes for the biggest killer of people of children and adults under 40.

Surgical Mesh Review

West Cornwall MP Derek Thomas has welcomed the Prime Minister’s announcement of a nine-month review into the safety of medical devices and cited the surgical mesh scandal as an example.

Goonhilly Earth Station receives £8.4m funding boost

West Cornwall MP Derek Thomas has welcomed the announcement of a £8.4 million investment in Goonhilly Earth Station, which will help create the world’s first commercial deep-space communications station.

Derek welcomes funding for brain tumour research

£45 million boost for research into brain tumours, the biggest cancer of children and adults under 40, has been welcomed by West Cornwall MP Derek Thomas, the APPG (All-Party Parliamentary Group) chair on the issue.

Blog: Rural Post Offices and Council Tax Premiums

Last December Post Office Limited received a further £370m (over three years) from Government for the network, of which £160m is to be used to protect village community branches.