Articles

Domestic Abuse Bill

I was delighted to hear that the Government will publish a new Domestic Abuse Bill that will support victims and their families in addition to help pursue the offenders.

Lowlevel Letter Boxes bill

I was very happy to sponsor Vicky Ford MP's bill to prohibit low-level letter boxes being installed in new build houses.

Waterside Cornwall Resort

I was very pleased to see that the £30m holiday resort plans for Waterside Cornwall, formerly known as Lakeview Country Club, have recently been approved and that now plans are at work to develop this site.

North Cornwall break-ins

I'm disappointed to learn there have been a number of break-ins targeting vans belonging to tradesmen in North Cornwall.

Even when the stolen items are insured it takes a while to replace tools and equipment, meaning some people may suffer a loss of earnings.

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.