Johnny Mercer MP:My right hon. Friend will know from our many previous conversations that the people of Plymouth have waited too long to see improvements on their rail link, so I am grateful for his Department’s response yesterday, but when can they expect to see something delivered—some work completed—on Dawlish, ...
Category: In Parliament
March 1, 2018B
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
Yesterday evening, Tuesday 28 February, in the House of Common, Plymouth Moor View MP, Johnny Mercer, shared a selection of letters from children at Whitleigh Primary School with Amber Rudd MP, the Home Secretary. Johnny met with a group of pupils from the school just before Christmas ...
March 1, 2017B
Today I chose to abstain on a vote regarding the end of the Dubs amendment. The Government’s position is to bring an end to the programme which unaccompanied child refugees brought to the UK from Europe under the Dubs amendment and while I cannot agree with that ...
March 1, 2017B
On Friday, the House of Commons Defence Select Committee published a report of an inquiry run by a subcommittee which I chaired into MoD support for former and serving personnel.The report is now publicly available and you can find a PDF copy here....
February 13, 2017B
In a meeting late yesterday (Monday 9 January) evening, Chancellor, Philip Hammond MP, met with Plymouth MP, Johnny Mercer, regarding the forthcoming Mayflower 400 celebration which will be centring on Plymouth.The Plymouth MP took the key asks from organisers of the Mayflower 400 event to try and secure further backing ...
January 10, 2017B
Johnny Mercer Chair, Defence Sub-Committee I thank the Secretary of State for speaking to the House about this matter because it is not good enough for the south-west to be cut off again, or to be the poor relation of the national rail network. ...
November 24, 2016B
CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY Thank you very much Mr. Chairman for calling me to speak in this debate. I think it is of supreme importance at the moment, and I will come on to why I think that is. I am going to use Plymouth as an example for the wider south ...
November 22, 2016B
Johnny Mercer (Plymouth, Moor View) (Con)Thank you very much, Madam Deputy Speaker, for granting me this debate. I know that this is a persistent cause of mine, and sometimes I feel that I should apologise to the Minister ...
October 25, 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