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The revelation this week that the NHS is once trying to recruit nurses from overseas is not a surprise. Unemployment is running at less than 4% in our country and there are many sectors of society that simply cannot operate without migrant labour.

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It was a pleasure to be present at the packed St. George’s Day Annual Scouting Service at St. Mary’s Plympton on Sunday last.

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I received several emails last week from constituents sending me a paper entitled 15 reasons to vote against the Withdrawal Agreement. It went on to describe the WA as an abomination. Whenever you see the word abomination you know you are dealing with a certain type of person.

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I do not much follow football these days, but as a boy growing up in the 1960’s I was a huge Liverpool fan.

Employment figures highest in South West

Figures released today show that in the South West, there are 2,812,472 people in work – meaning that, under the Conservatives, 318,156 more people have the security of a job.

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Welcome to the land of giants. Microsoft is worth around $750 billion Google about $740 billion, with Apple the third most valuable. Facebook is also well up there.

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One of the great successes of our area recently has been cross-party agreement of a Local development plan. It sounds technical and boring, but it is not.

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It is something of a minor miracle that despite all of the uncertainty generated by the Great Brexit Bake Off, the British economy continues to grow. I don’t think anybody really knows why! 

The economy and business in Plympton

Good news -  our public finances have reached a ‘turning point’ with the independent economic outlook showing a ‘solid foundation on which to build Britain’s economic future’.

Last week, the Chancellor said the outlook shows that: