Dualling the A30 Carland Cross to Chiverton

Update - 8th October 2018 

We’re pleased to announce that our proposals for a road improvement scheme on the A30 between Chiverton and Carland Cross have now been accepted by the Planning Inspectorate for formal examination.

Plastic Free Seas

Update 10/05/18

Ministers announced new funding for scientists at the University of Plymouth which will use it to research how particles from tyres, polyester clothing and fishing gear enter the oceans and affect marine life.

Improving Cancer Services in Cornwall


I have attached some useful information provided by the NHS on Cancer Targets and some of the changes that they are making to reduce preventable cancers, increase cancer survival and improve patient experience and quality of life.


Fuelling Connections Cornwall

28th February 2018

If you're worried about keeping warm during this cold snap, call the Cornwall Winter Wellbeing team on 0800 954 1956 and they will help you access support that's available.

18th July 2016

The Future of our Local NHS and Care Services

Update 06/07/2018

Cornwall NHS Factsheet July 2018



84,680 more people seen <4 hrs in 2017/18 compared to 2009/10.
In the year-to-date, 97.0% of people coming to A&E were seen within 4 hours.
In May-18 the figure was 96.5%

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.