Waste System Overhaul

I’m pleased with the news that the government is planning on overhauling the waste system in the UK. The plan is to send consultations to overhaul the waste system, cut plastic pollution, and move towards a more circular economy.

Association of Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authorities

I was happy to sponsor and lead a delegation of the Association of Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authorities to Westminster. The team do fantastic work in assisting and promoting the conservation of our inshore fisheries around the UK.


It was a privilege to attend the Passing out ceremony of the next 8 Tri-Service Safety Officers at the Cornwall Operational Police Headquarters in Bodmin last week.

Cornwall Broadband

Scott was out in the constituency yesterday visiting Cornwall Broadband to hear about the service that they are providing for North Cornwall.

Cornwall Broadband is based in Bude and is able to provide fast broadband coverage in remote locations where BT's superfast hasn't yet reached.

Stratton Hospital

Due to late voting in the House of Commons I was unfortunately unable to be present at the Extraordinary Meeting of Bude Community Network Panel to listen to concerns about Stratton Minor Injuries Unit.

Snow Update - January 31st

I’ve seen many reports from across North Cornwall about people who are stuck in their cars on the roads tonight - especially up on Bodmin Moor and the Wadebridge to Camelford road.

Holocaust Memorial Day

This week I signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment, in doing so pledging my commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day and honouring those who were murdered during the Holocaust as well as paying tribute to the extraordinary Holocaust survivors who work tirelessly to educate young

Kensey Foods statement

Having heard today's announcement about the Kensey Foods site in Launceston, my thoughts are with those workers and their families who are affected by the planned closure.

The Darwin Plus Initiative

It is great to see that seventeen innovative new projects around the globe will receive funding to protect rare species and iconic landscapes. The new £3.5 million share from the Darwin Plus initiative will extensively support the Governments 25 year Environmental plan.

Tregadillet Primary School visit

I was fascinated to hear about the constructive arguments and research that students have participated in at Tregadillet Primary School on my recent visit.