Plymouth Moor View MP, Johnny Mercer, has welcomed the announcement by the Education Secretary of £1.3billion additional core funding for schools. Fairer schools funding – backed by today’s additional investment – will deliver the biggest improvement to the school funding system for well over a decade. It will mean ...
July 17, 2017B
I've been working with Plymouth City Council, the Department of Health and Public health England since I was elected in 2015 to improve Plymouth's funding settlement.That isn't to say that the public health provision isn't excellent, it really is. However, when the process in which funding was allocated changed about 4 ...
July 13, 2017B
We are at a pivotal time in UK defence policy. Some good: HMS Queen Elizabeth has recently left her dock for the first time to conduct sea trials. Some bad: questions over the 2% NATO spending pledge. Some ugly: the continued hounding of those who have served at this country’s ...
July 12, 2017B
UK parliament must examine merits of military action in case of further chemical weapons attacks in SyriaTo avoid a repeat of the ‘rushed’ 2013 vote which ...
July 4, 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 ...
June 16, 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