Local News

This week is Parliament Week

All across the Country, MPs, Councillors, schools and community groups are promoting Parliament Week.

Video from launch of Thales UK Maritime Centre in Plymstock

A few weeks ago I wrote about the opening of the new Thales UK Marine Autonomy Centre at Turnchapel Wharf.

They've since produced a video from the opening which you might like to watch to find out more about this exciting opportunity for growth and development in Plymouth.

Welcoming new affordable homes in the South Hams

You may have seen an article on here earlier in the year celebrating the opening of affordable homes provided by Rentplus in Plympton. 

On Friday, I joined Tamar Housing and Rentplus in Sparkwell where they launched a new development of rent to buy homes for more first time buyers.

Budget 2018

The Chancellor delivered his latest Budget yesterday with plenty of good news for constituents across South West Devon.

Hospital Radio Interview

Plymouth Hospital Radio has been in existence in some shape or size since the 1950s, bringing music, sport, news and talk to patients and their families.

Fighting for rural broadband

This week I met with senior representatives from Connecting Devon and Somerset (CDS) and Gigaclear, the company awarded the contract to deliver the rollout of broadband across Devon and Somerset County Council areas, in Westminster. 

In 2016, Gigaclear promised to deliver:

Gary Streeter welcomes Thales to Turnchapel Wharf

Last Thursday, Plymstock MP, Gary Streeter welcomed Thales UK to their new UK Maritime Autonomy Centre at Turnchapel Wharf. He also had the pleasure of welcoming Defence Procurement Minister, Stuart Andrew MP, who was in Plymouth to officially open the site.

Devonport Future Secured

This week, the Secretary of State for Defence, Gavin Williamson MP, made the announcement for that all of the new Type 26 Frigates will be based at Devonport when they come into service. I had the privilege of joining the Secretary of State onboard HMS Montrose as he made the announcement on Mond