Local MP encourages people of Plymouth to vote for Aviva Community Fund Projects Plymouth Moor View MP, Johnny Mercer, has used his Aviva Community Fund Votes to support local projects in his constituency. He is encouraging people across Plymouth to do the same.Local projects in the city like those bidding for ...
November 7, 2016B
"The ruling on 3 November calling for parliamentary scrutiny over triggering Article 50 does nothing in my view to change the result of the EU referendum on June 23."The country voted to renounce membership of the EU and should this come to a parliamentary vote, which is still ...
November 4, 2016B
Today, the South West business community, Local Enterprise Partnerships, local leaders, Members of Parliament and academic institutions will come together at the University of Exeter for the South West Growth Summit hosted by Pennon.Following over £30m of Government funding through Enterprise Zones, the focus will be on how the South ...
October 24, 2016B
Today, Wednedsay 11 October, Moor View MP, Johnny Mercer, called on Health Ministers in the House of Commons departmental question time to address the chronic underfunding of health services in Plymouth.Referring to the Northern, Eastern and Western Devon CCG, Mr Mercer and the Minister both hailed the innovative steps taken ...
October 11, 2016B
Johnny Mercer MP welcomed delegates to the city’s second ‘brain drain’ conference this year to tackle issues surrounding the reasons why so many skilled young people and graduates leave Plymouth each year to find workThe conference delved further into the issues surrounding the problem of young talent leaving the city ...
October 4, 2016B
Up to 700 jobs could be created in Plymouth following a major global trade deal with Sitel, one of the world leaders in outsourced customer experience innovation, showing Plymouth is ‘open for business’ post Brexit.The multi-million-pound deal, which has taken over a year to secure, will see the international business ...
September 27, 2016B
On Saturday 1st October 2016 at 9am, Plymouth MP Johnny Mercer will be starting off the walkers taking part in the Walk 4 PTSD.The 12.5 mile charity walk, organised by the Royal Engineers Association (Plymouth Branch), is marking the start of Veterans in Action’s Post Traumatic Stress Awareness (PTSD) Month. All ...
September 26, 2016B
The Plymouth youth network are hosting their very first conference this month.They are asking young people between the ages of 14 and 19 to come along and give their views about the career opportunities available for young people in Plymouth.They want to find out what opportunities Plymouth needs to offer its young ...
September 14, 2016B
Johnny Mercer MP has welcomed the achievement of local Social Enterprise, Pluss, who has won the Disability and Health Employment Award at the prestigious UK ERSA Employability Awards 2016.The Disability and Health Award recognises an organisation that demonstrates exceptional commitment in supporting jobseekers with disabilities and health conditions to achieve employment.The ...
August 11, 2016B
On Wednesday 13th July, the Money and Mental Health Policy Institute launch their first major policy initiative, In Control. The charity, founded by Martin Lewis, will now start an in-depth consultation, bringing together the financial services and retail industries to find better ways to support people with mental health problems ...
July 13, 2016B