On Friday 15 July, local MPs, Gary Streeter and Johnny Mercer, attended the Disability Confident networking breakfast at the National Marine Aquarium, organised by Pluss. The event came at the end of Plymouth’s Disability Confident week.Johnny Mercer MP partnered with Pluss to put on the event. He gave a keynote speech ...
Category: Local Print
July 19, 2016B
Johnny Mercer MP is encouraging local community groups, neighbourhoods and clubs to consider applying for up to £10,000 of Big Lottery Fund money to ‘Celebrate England’.Do you have ideas or plans for an event or activity to bring people together, celebrating your local community and what makes it special? If ...
July 7, 2016B
Plymouth Moor View MP, Johnny Mercer, has today welcomed the news that Sports England have made a £300,000 award in his constituency. YMCA Plymouth has secured the National Lottery funding award to modernise their facilities at Manadon Football Development Project.The current playing fields at the site on St Peters Road ...
July 5, 2016B
Plymouth Moor View MP, Johnny Mercer, is throwing his support behind the new Joint Local Plan for Plymouth and South West Devon.Following on from earlier consultations on the Plymouth Plan, the new Joint Local Plan enables Plymouth, the South Hams, and West Devon, to look strategically at housing development and ...
July 1, 2016B
Plymouth Moor View MP, Johnny Mercer, met today with local Council and Police Chiefs about community cohesion in Plymouth in the wake of the EU Referendum Leave vote.Mr Mercer arranged the meeting to seek assurances that Plymouth remains a safe and welcoming home for all residents regardless of their race, ...
July 1, 2016B
Plymouth Moor View MP, Johnny Mercer, has received assurances that the terrible smells coming from the waste incinerator recently are being dealt with.A number of concerned residents have contacted Mr Mercer in recent weeks to raise their concerns about the smells coming from the waste incinerator plant. After raising the ...
June 24, 2016B
On Friday, 13th May, Plymouth MP, Johnny Mercer, convened the first ‘Plymouth Brain Drain’ conference aimed at tackling the exodus of young talented individuals of all trades from Plymouth to pursue careers elsewhere in the country.Despite holding the conference on the supposed unluckiest day, the worst luck that befell the ...
May 25, 2016B
Johnny Mercer MP will be hosting a ‘brain drain’ conference later this year to tackle issues surrounding the reasons why so many skilled young people and graduates leave Plymouth each year to find workToday, Friday 22 April, Johnny Mercer MP announced Plymouth’s first ‘brain drain conference’ targeted at retaining talented ...
April 22, 2016B
In May last year, I was elected as the Member of Parliament for Plymouth Moor View. I was a little over a year out of the army, based in the Citadel on the Hoe, and had spent the previous 14 months on the campaign trail across the north of Plymouth ...
March 14, 2016B