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I was pleased to welcome Chris Grayling, the Secretary of State for Transport, to Truro today to see for himself the positive impact for local people of the Government's investment in public transport in Cornwall.

Digital Radio Boost for Listeners in Cornwall

I was pleased to join the launch of new digital transmitters that have transformed the availability of local radio services on DAB digital radio for listeners throughout Cornwall.

Extra Funding for Schools in Truro & Falmouth

Picture: Mithian School Pupils Visit Parliament

I welcome the news that schools in Truro and Falmouth had been allocated almost £700,000 in government funding to enhance their buildings and facilities.

Marine Hub Cornwall Goes Live

Marine Hub Cornwall has officially gone live as an Enterprise Zone.

Located over three sites at Hayle, Tolvaddon and Falmouth Docks, the hub will help to cement Cornwall’s status as a world-class centre for marine renewable energy.

Tampon Tax Funding for Cornwall Charity

A women’s refuge in Cornwall today welcomed its share of £12million from the Tampon Tax Fund, saying it will help them reach isolated survivors of sexual violence and abuse.

Cornwall Matters

Sajid Javid was in Cornwall today to launch Cornwall Conservatives' manifesto for the upcoming Cornwall Council elections.

The attached newsletter features more information on our priorities for Cornwall.

Article 50

Today in Parliament the Prime Minister was right to highlight the importance of our shared European, liberal democratic values and our desire to build close and deep relationships with our friends and allies in Europe. Whilst we are leaving the European Union we are not leaving Europe.

Fuel Poverty and Energy Efficiency

I am delighted that from April the cost of buying electricity using prepayment energy metres has been capped by the regulator OFGEM - I have been pushing for this for years. This is a step in the right direction to keep energy prices down, but there is still more to do.

Cornish Culture Funding

Cornwall’s MPs have welcomed the Government’s £100,000 funding boost for culture and heritage projects across the county.

The Government has confirmed it is awarding Cornwall Council a £100,000 grant, spread over two years, to create a Cornish Culture Fund.