Tweet Saturday, 15 April, 2017 I've recently published my second email newsletter to local supporters. If you're interested in having a read, you can find it here. Reports You may also be interested in Fighting for fair education funding Historically the schools in this region have been underfunded and we have pushed hard to persuade the Government to review the national funding formula. Supporting our world class Armed Forces This region has long been a place of excellence for our armed forces, with our Naval Base and Dockyard being centre stage. We are also the home of 3 Commando Royal Marines who make us all so proud. Improving rail connectivity in the South West Last November the 20 year plan for our rail network was submitted to government ministers by the Peninsula Rail Task Force (see www.peninsularailtaskforce.co.uk). It has been very well received.