I have been liaising with constituents and Sanctuary Housing for many months now regarding serious ongoing issues with maintenance and upkeep of the properties in Barne Barton. Just prior to Christmas I walked around as many of the blocks and flats possible with representatives from Sanctuary and remained of the ...
February 19, 2019Cara Dyer
The Secretary of State for Defence, Gavin Williamson, today gave a speech in London about how the UK ...
February 11, 2019Cara Dyer
It has been confirmed that Network Rail has submitted plans to Teinbridge District Council, with the knowledge of the Secretary of State for Transport, for a new, higher sea wall at Dawlish and the outcome of the council's decision ...
February 5, 2019Cara Dyer
MP to bring more naval ships to Plymouth in new proposalJohnny Mercer is again fighting for our naval city to increase its presence with more ships being based in our ports.A new proposal of two dual-purpose naval ships could set to make ...
January 16, 2019Cara Dyer
Update on local MP's support to keep Post Office openFurther to my recent post regarding the Glenholt shop, I wanted to provide an update. I am aware that there was a recent public meeting which many of you were able to attend. I ...
January 11, 2019Cara Dyer
Conservative MP Johnny Mercer, succeeds in bid for extra funding at Derriford Hospital. It has been announced that, following promises for increased funding made last month by Johnny Mercer, Derriford Hospital's bid has been successful, with ...
December 7, 2018Cara Dyer
I had a stadia view from the gallery as I watched the wounds of my divided party painfully rupture on Wednesday afternoon during the Prime Minister’s statement on the EU deal. I found it painful to watch. Equally painful was the unbridled sycophancy of too many colleagues ever since – ...
November 18, 2018Cara Dyer
Entering the Universal Credit debate last week proved another bruising but learning experience for me. I made it clear-as long as six months ago, that whilst a raising income tax threshold policy was of course to be welcomed, actually whilst over three quarters of people who benefit from ...
October 15, 2018Cara Dyer
As we approach the end of a very difficult week, my thoughts are firmly with the young people, staff and parents of Plymouth Studio School. As people will know, I have invested personally in maintaining and helping this school. I am ...
April 26, 2018Cara Dyer
Government agrees with campaigners’ demands to grant people in mental health crisis vital new protections from escalating debts Following a high profile campaign by the Money and Mental Health Policy Institute, the Government has announced that their new ‘breathing space’ debt respite scheme will be extended to cover people receiving ...
April 24, 2018B
I have recent been made aware of the decision in principle that Plymouth Studio School is closed. This was following a period of significant difficulty, during which all efforts to support the school were made. I must first and foremost stress that I am committed to ensuring that there is no interruption ...
April 24, 2018Cara Dyer
Following recent job-losses at RNB Devonport today, Monday 16th April, Plymouth Moor View MP Johnny Mercer, has launched a high-profile national campaign demanding of the UK Government all of the new Type 26 Global Combat Ships be base ported at HMNB Devonport.The campaign will include debates in the Houses of ...
April 16, 2018B
Plymouth Hospital NHS Trust have been awarded an indicative funding amount of just over £26m to allow them to develop new facilities for undertaking Interventional Radiology, (IR) procedures, especially Endovascular Aneurysm Repair (EVAR) in order to meet the EVAR guidance and recommendations from the National Clinical Director and the NHS ...
March 28, 2018B
A cross party group of 98 MPs including 21 select committee chairs and 30 former ministers from both sides of the Commons, has written to the Prime Minister calling on her to set up a Parliamentary Commission on Health and Social Care.The Commission, in effect a special select committee of ...
March 26, 2018B
Simon Stevens, chief executive of NHS England, today announced that Plymouth will receive up to a dozen new GPs through an international recruitment programme.Speaking on a visit to the city today, he said that doctors should be in post by the end of the year after Plymouth was prioritised in ...
March 24, 2018B