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.

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Within a couple of weeks or so, Parliament will have to make a final decision on the results of the Brexit negotiations. The two years notice to quit expires on 29th March 2019 so that unless something else happens, we will be leaving the EU then.

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.

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This year will be the 25th year I have stood on the Hoe to commemorate the sacrifice of our armed forces from the two world wars of the last century. Does it become routine, after all of those years, just another duty? Not at all, if anything more poignant the older I get. 

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.

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I have listened to 26 budgets now, sitting in the chamber, trying to make sense of it all. I remember Norman Lamont’s budget in the early 1990’s, cheered to the echo. Some of us left the chamber wondering what does VAT on fuel actually mean. Within an hour the sky had fallen in our heads!

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.