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Why I support the recent airstrikes on Syria

The last few days in Westminster have been full of incredibly long and intense debates and speeches and seen some very tough questions asked of the Prime Minister.

Easter Newsletter

If you click here, you'll find my Easter newsletter.

Welcome news for our NHS this week

This week has seen two big health announcements from the Government - both of which will have a direct impact on Plymouth and the South Hams. Both of which highlight the Conservative Party's commitment to our NHS.

Free School Meals

Yesterday, the Commons voted on a new eligibility criteria for Free School Meals. Under our new regulations, we estimate that by 2022 around 50,000 more children will benefit from a free school meal, compared to the previous benefits system.  

Government Response to ‘Close the Gap’ Railway report

Back in January, after a number of South West Conservative MPs threatened to vote against the Government on a key HS2 vote in Parliament, we finally got some movement on the long-awaited Government response to the ‘Close the Gap’ railway report.

Four Rivers Dementia Alliance

Communities across the South Hams are joining forces to support individuals and families affected by dementia.

GP recruitment question to Health Secretary

Over recent months, I have met with many GPs and their Practice Managers and a key topic of conversation is the problem they currently face in recruiting GPs.