Local News

Plymouth MPs call for reassurance over Amphibious Fleet rumours

Plymouth MPs, Gary Streeter and Johnny Mercer, have written to the Secretary of State for Defence seeking urgent clarification over the rumours about the loss of the UK's amphibious capabilities and the subsequent impact on the Royal Marines in Plymouth.

Visit to Great Orcheton Farm

Last week I visited Great Orcheton Farm in Modbury and met the Miller family and their herd of 520 Jersey cows.

Streeter chosen to chair Brexit Bill

South West Devon Conservative MP Gary Streeter has been asked by the Speaker of the House of Commons to help chair the pivotal EU Withdrawal Bill as it is debated by Parliament over the next few months.

Gary Streeter welcomes £1.3billion extra core schools funding

Gary Streeter, Member of Parliament for South West Devon, has welcomed today’s announcement that there will be an additional £1.3 billion for schools funding over two years – helping to create more good school places in South West Devon.

Boringdon School Safer Internet Day

Yesterday, Gary Streeter MP joined in with an Internet Safety Awareness assembly at Boringdon Primary School.

The School invited Google to present to their Key Stage 2 children - those aged 7-11, on the vital issue of staying safe online. 

Postal Vote Issues in Plymouth - what to do before 8th June

I have been hearing from a number of voters who opted to vote by post and have not yet received their ballot papers. As you may have heard from the local media, it appears that a number of voting packs have gone missing in the post.

Devon MPs urge Prime Minister to ensure fair schools funding

Following the announcement of the General Election on 19th April, I was part of a group of Devon MPs who wrote the attached letter to the Prime Minister urging her to hold fast to the 2015 Conservative Manifesto Pledge to introduce genuinely fair funding for schools.