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This week my sister popped in!It was also the final one in Westminster before the recess break where MPs head back to their constituencies for the summer. As it goes, it has been a pretty busy finale with debates in the House and and plenty going on in Defence Committee too, ... Read More
July 22, 2016B
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Jul2016
On Friday 15 July, local MPs, Gary Streeter and Johnny Mercer, attended the Disability Confident networking breakfast at the National Marine Aquarium, organised by Pluss. The event came at the end of Plymouth’s Disability Confident week.Johnny Mercer MP partnered with Pluss to put on the event. He gave a keynote speech ... Read More
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Jul2016
I am grateful to you, Madam Deputy Speaker, for allowing me to contribute to the debate.I represent the great city of Plymouth, where we have a long and proud naval history. Plymouth is where the Vanguard-class submarines are repaired and refitted.I will not an overly lengthy contribution today, but I ... Read More
July 18, 2016B
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Jul2016
A reshuffle means new people to work with in government.I'm committed to ensuring we work with with government to achieve the best possible outcomes for Plymouth. That's why today I wrote to the new Transport Secretary, Chris Grayling, to encourage him to publish the feasibility study for Plymouth airport as ... Read More
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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 ... Read More
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Jul2016
A note from Johnny…
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These are challenging days for our Country. It is the first time in the job that I have genuinely found it tough to maintain that relentless positivity that I promised in the General Election just over a year ago.I was extremely disappointed the Prime Minister chose ... Read More
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Jul2016
Disability Confident Week
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This week, I’m highlighting the brilliant work of local social enterprise, Pluss, and the national Disability Confident Campaign. I’m calling it Disability Confident Week, and encouraging businesses and employers across the city to explore the benefits of becoming Disability Confident, recruiting and employing disabled people because of the valuable skills ... Read More
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Jul2016
Johnny Mercer MP is encouraging local community groups, neighbourhoods and clubs to consider applying for up to £10,000 of Big Lottery Fund money to ‘Celebrate England’.Do you have ideas or plans for an event or activity to bring people together, celebrating your local community and what makes it special? If ... Read More
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Jul2016
Plymouth Moor View MP, Johnny Mercer, has today welcomed the news that Sports England have made a £300,000 award in his constituency. YMCA Plymouth has secured the National Lottery funding award to modernise their facilities at Manadon Football Development Project.The current playing fields at the site on St Peters Road ... Read More
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Jul2016
Plymouth Moor View MP, Johnny Mercer, is throwing his support behind the new Joint Local Plan for Plymouth and South West Devon.Following on from earlier consultations on the Plymouth Plan, the new Joint Local Plan enables Plymouth, the South Hams, and West Devon, to look strategically at housing development and ... Read More
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Jul2016
Plymouth Moor View MP, Johnny Mercer, met today with local Council and Police Chiefs about community cohesion in Plymouth in the wake of the EU Referendum Leave vote.Mr Mercer arranged the meeting to seek assurances that Plymouth remains a safe and welcoming home for all residents regardless of their race, ... Read More
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Where do you think homes should be built in Plymouth? Which green spaces do you want to see protected? What leisure facilities are required? What public transport improvements could be made? These are the questions asked of Plymouth residents as the Plymouth Plan has been out for ... Read More
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Jun2016
a note from Johnny…
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The EU Referendum It's been perhaps the greatest upheaval in political life in this Country since the war. I wanted to write to set out my views.I did not campaign to remain, or to indeed to leave the European Union. I had a view and ... Read More
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Jun2016
Plymouth Moor View MP, Johnny Mercer, has received assurances that the terrible smells coming from the waste incinerator recently are being dealt with.A number of concerned residents have contacted Mr Mercer in recent weeks to raise their concerns about the smells coming from the waste incinerator plant. After raising the ... Read More
June 24, 2016B
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This EU debate has divided us all. After I came out to remain on Sunday, my name was trending at No. 3 on Twitter in the United Kingdom. Almost all of them must never have heard of me.But they all had an opinion on this issue of ... Read More
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