Fair Funding for Schools

Today the Government announced the next step in introducing a new funding formula for the nation's schools. I have long campaigned for fair funding for schools in Cornwall.

Sainsbury's Plans

Yesterday, I was contacted by Sainsbury’s who informed me that they have decided to halt the proposed development of a new store in Falmouth.

Falmouth Wins High Street Award

I am delighted that Falmouth has won the Coastal Community category of the Great British High Street of the Year Awards.

YoungMinds Parliamentary Reception

It was a pleasure to meet local campaigners and constituents of mine, Chris Skidmore and his daughter Harriet, at an event in Westminster on 1 December celebrating the work of children’s mental health charity, YoungMinds.

Residential Care in Cornwall

When I sat down to watch BBC Panorama last night, I was full of dread. Along with my colleagues, I had been contacted by Trevor Doughty of Cornwall Council to let me know about what the BBC Panorama investigation had revealed. Despite this warning, watching the programme was sickening.

Theresa May Visits Cornwall

Theresa May’s first official visit to the South West as Prime Minister began with a visit to Newquay Airport today.