News

The People's Health Trust fund

The People’s Health Trust is looking to support local groups with their ideas to boost local communities across the UK and have opened Active Communities in North Cornwall. I know there are many worthwhile groups in North Cornwall who would benefit from this scheme.

Val Bugden-Cawsey statement

I am very sad to announce that local councillor, member of my team and above all my friend, Val Bugden-Cawsey, has sadly passed away from cancer.

Bude wins best seaside town

It was fantastic to see that Bude has won Gold in the 2018 Travel Awards for being the best seaside town.

Cornish National tick box update

Steve and I met with Chloe Smith after the disappointing recommendations were announced by the Office of National Statistics on a Cornish tick box.

The recommendations did not commit to a dedicated tick box for people who identify as Cornish in the next national census.

Statement on vote of No-Confidence

We are a democratic party and I support and respect the result of the confidence vote.

However, I continue to have serious concerns about several elements of the Draft Withdrawal Agreement.

Stratton Hospital MIU

Stratton Hospital MIU

I was recently contacted by Cornwall NHS Foundation Trust who informed me that they had made the hard decision to temporarily implement night closures of the Minor Injuries Unit at Stratton Hospital.

Delabole School Run update

I was very pleased to see that Councillor Fairman’s motion to review Cornwall Council’s safe walking routes policy was passed with cross-party support. He has worked hard for the people of Delabole and we stand together to try to get this change made.

London to Heathrow flights statement

Great news from Chris Grayling today.

The public service obligation ensuring flights between Newquay and London via Gatwick was going be replaced by flights between Newquay and Heathrow once Heathrow’s third runway was built, but this has been brought forward to Spring 2019.