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, 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.
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.
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.
Article 50 has been triggered. The UK has formally issued its intention to leave the European Union. The formal negotiations will now begin in earnest. As I have said all along, on 23rd June 2016, the people of the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, and we must act in line with that decision.
Last Friday, I had the privilege of taking questions from a group of school children from across Plymouth. A large group of primary and secondary aged children took over Plymouth City Council Chamber for the afternoon.