Campaigns

Growing well paid jobs in Cornwall

Ensuring local enterprises get the support they need to secure and grow high quality employment here is a top priority. The Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Growth & Skills Hub is a one stop service to all help available.

Business Rates

A number of constituents have contacted me to express their concerns about Business Rates, and I have raised these concerns with the Minister responsible. Please find below a letter that I have received in response to those representations. If you have any further concerns, please contact me.

Community Trees

Thinking about making a New Years Resolution? Why not consider planting some tress in 2017? The Woodland Trust offers tree planting schemes to help communities plant trees on publicly accessible land.

Combating the growing threat of Sepsis

As the sister of a nurse, I first heard about Sepsis when told about a particularly upsetting experience that my sister had gone through when losing a patient to Sepsis. What amazed me then was how prevalent and lethal Sepsis is, yet what little awareness and action was being taken.

Great British High Street

I am delighted that Falmouth has made it onto the shortlist of Great British High Street Competition, in the coastal communities category. This year’s competition saw a record 900 entries.

A390 Road Improvements

Cornwall Council has opened a public consultation about their proposals, inviting those who live near or use the A390 to find out more about the plans to improve the road section between Threemilestone Roundabout and Arch Hill.I am in contact with a number of concerned local residents and businesses, and will be having further meetings with Cornwall Council officials, to ensure that the concerns of local residents are taken into consideration.

A39 Road Improvements

Update 26th July 2016I am pleased to report that the road improvements on the A39 have now been completed. As a result of Cornwall Councillor Peter Williams’ hard work and determined efforts, the improvements to this busy road should ease the flow of traffic and help prevent accidents from taking place in the future.