I have been rather quiet since the election result, for a period of reflection. I came into politics because I was fed up with how others were doing it. It wasn't working - it wasn't delivering for Plymouth, mental health ...
June 23, 2017B
Johnny Mercer MP today visited the Thornberry Centre, Plymouth’s prosthetics rehabilitation service run by Livewell Southwest CIC and based at Derriford, Plymouth. The prosthetics rehabilitation service sees people of any age who have had an amputation or who have been born with a limb deficiency. At the Thornberry Centre, Livewell Southwest ...
Thank you, Plymouth Here we are, seven days after polling day and first and foremost I wanted to say a huge thank you for everyone who turned out to support me last week and throughout ...
A day is a long time in politics..! Today I was looking forward to another long day on the doors, focussed on who is best to lead our Country through the deep challenges of BREXIT. Instead it became all about the Prime Minister's social ...
May 22, 2017B
Plymouth's voice in Westminster It's May day, and if you are an MP in a battleground seat of the General Election in just 5 weeks time, like me you would have spent a great deal of time out in the rain today on people's doorsteps. And today it was fascinating. It wasn't ...
May 1, 2017B
not Westminster's voice in Plymouth but Plymouth's voice in Westminster It's almost Easter and it's been a very busy few days in Plymouth. Last Thursday I asked the ...
April 4, 2017B
Minister of State at the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, Tracey Crouch MP, visited Plymouth today, Friday 31st March, to speak to a packed out room full of local sports clubs at Plymouth Argyle Football Club, Home Park. Visiting the city to view preparations for the Mayflower 400 celebrations in ...
April 2, 2017B
On Thursday 30 March, Health Minister, David Mowat MP, visited Mount Goud Local Care Centre in Plymouth to see first hand the excellent work that has been done in Plymouth to integrate health & social care. Led by Steve Waite, Chief Executive at Livewell Southwest, the Minister was ...
April 1, 2017B
The National Funding Formulae currently being consulted upon seeks to bring fairer funding allocations to schools. While this doesn’t provide new money to the system, instead more fairly distributing the overall funding allocated, it is generally good news for schools in Plymouth which have historically been underfunded. ...
March 31, 2017B
Johnny Mercer MP welcomes news that GP Partners at two of the largest practices in and around Plymouth have announced plans to merge later in the year. Bringing together the Beacon Medical Group and Ocean Health will create a practice serving 60,000 patients in different locations including Plympton, Chaddlewood, St Budeaux, ...
March 30, 2017B
Plymouth Moor View MP, Johnny Mercer, has praised local community groups following their success in securing Veterans Covenant Funding from the Government. The Veterans Covenant was established by the Government in 2015 as a way of financially assisting the valuable work done to support veterans in ...
March 21, 2017B
Thank goodness it's friday! We're still not talking about it enough. With the successful campaings around IHAT and others, I am all too aware that one of my other 'key missions' in ...
March 17, 2017B
You have one final chance to have your say on the future of Plymouth. The Joint Local Plan (JLP), which encompasses the Plymouth Plan for development in the city between now and 2034, has reached its final stage of public consultation before it goes before a ...
March 14, 2017B
Last Friday, Johnny Mercer visited one of the largest employers in his Plymouth Moor View constituency, BD (formally known as Becton Dickinson). Manufacturing 20% of the worlds medical products such as the needles and containers used by medical professionals for taking blood samples, the plant in Belliver ...
March 13, 2017B