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.

Fighting for rural broadband

This week I met with senior representatives from Connecting Devon and Somerset (CDS) and Gigaclear, the company awarded the contract to deliver the rollout of broadband across Devon and Somerset County Council areas, in Westminster. 

In 2016, Gigaclear promised to deliver:

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Plympton St. Maurice is one of the jewels in the South West Devon constituency crown. Fore Street and George Lane in particular contain many historic houses, together with the imposing St.

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I attended an event in my constituency last Thursday which was of supreme significance, and the culmination of long held dreams and aspirations. . It was the opening of the Thales UK Maritime Autonomy Centre at Turnchapel. 

Gary Streeter welcomes Thales to Turnchapel Wharf

Last Thursday, Plymstock MP, Gary Streeter welcomed Thales UK to their new UK Maritime Autonomy Centre at Turnchapel Wharf. He also had the pleasure of welcoming Defence Procurement Minister, Stuart Andrew MP, who was in Plymouth to officially open the site.

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The announcement on Monday that the new generation of frigates – Type 26’s – will all be base-ported at HM Naval Base Devonport is very significant. Not many years ago there were serious doubts over the future of our naval base, but that has all been swept away.

Devonport Future Secured

This week, the Secretary of State for Defence, Gavin Williamson MP, made the announcement for that all of the new Type 26 Frigates will be based at Devonport when they come into service. I had the privilege of joining the Secretary of State onboard HMS Montrose as he made the announcement on Mond