Derek supports a national autism and education strategy

West Cornwall MP Derek Thomas has backed the National Autistic Society and Ambitious About Autism campaign, Held Back, which is urging the Government to introduce a national autism and educational strategy.

Derek continues to back A30 Improvements

Roads campaigners and local stakeholders will present a united front in pressing for a new road bypassing Crowlas to be included in the next Government programme of major roads’ projects.

Derek Opens Spiritual Garden

A little corner of a Penzance school has been turned into haven of peace and contemplation thanks to the efforts of children, staff members, parents and the local community.

Blog: New school garden and loneliness

Over the weekend I was glad to visit St Mary's C of E School to open their new garden. Mums, dads, teachers, governors and children have spent their Saturday mornings clearing an area and creating this space in the playground.

Derek Thomas asks Health PMQ

West Cornwall MP Derek Thomas urged the Government to take action to ensure the NHS in the South West receives the same level of funding as the rest of the country at Prime Minister’s Questions today.

Derek says a 'Big Thank You' to volunteers

West Cornwall MP Derek Thomas said a ‘Big Thank You’ to over 150 volunteers last week in a bid to recognise the selfless work carried out by hundreds of volunteers.

Derek supports the Plastic Free Parliament campaign

West Cornwall MP, Derek Thomas welcomes the Plastic Free Parliament campaign which has been launched following an investigation by the Cornish charity, Surfers Against Sewage, into Parliament’s single use plastic consumption.