“It is disappointing to see that Devon and Cornwall Police have been rated as ‘inadequate’ with reference to crime recording however, I am reassured by the Police and Crime Commissioner’s comments on work already undertaken to rectify this matter as well as the Chief Constable’s assessment that progress ...
February 9, 2017B
Yesterday, I wrote to Mark Lancaster, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State and Minister for Defence Veterans, Reserves and Personnel, regarding the planned closure of the Royal Citadel and the planned move for 29 Commando within the wider Plymouth area.You can see the letter here.
November 11, 2016B
It's been an interesting return to work in the Palace of Westminster after a long and much-needed summer break in the Constituency. I used the time wisely - catching up on Constituency matters, seeing some faces I haven't been able to see for a while in Plymouth, and then grabbing ...
September 11, 2016B
There was a commotion by the back gate. I grabbed my rifle and headed over. The week beforehand I was shooting in through the hinges at insurgents trying to over-run the base that was now my home for another hot summer in the Afghan desert. The gate was ...
February 16, 2016B
This week was dominated by the Tax Credit debate - Johnny urged the Chancellor, in public and in private, to do something to help mitigate the worst effects on our most vulnerable.. Johnny said: "It has been a demanding week in London with some long hours in the office and some ...
October 22, 2015B