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Local business urges MPs to back the PM's Brexit Deal

I am receiving many representations from local businesses urging me to back the Brexit deal. I set out below one such letter that is indicative of how strongly local businesses feel about this matter.

Dear Gary,

School Days

Last Friday I spent most of the day in three local schools.

First thing, I received my annual grilling from the Sixth Form at Ivybridge Community College. I'm always incredibly impressed by the breadth and depth of their questions - they certainly keep me on my toes.

Celebrating 60 Years of Barratt Homes in the South West

The MP for South West Devon joined Barratt Homes at its Lucerne Fields development in Ivybridge to celebrate the five-star housebuilder’s 60th anniversary. On his visit Gary Streeter MP marked the anniversary by laying a commemorative stone.

Visit to Longcause School

Last Friday I had the privilege to visit Longcause School in Plympton and to meet with Headteacher, Anne Thorne. This local school serves children and young people from across the Plymouth area who have special educational needs, particularly those on the autism spectrum.

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: