This week was the final week in Westminster of 2015. Johnny said:"There was some serious stuff to be done this week, before some fun was had before we broke up for Christmas. One of the highlights was attending the inaugural meeting of the All-Party Parliamentary Group meeting on the Armed ...
December 18, 2015B
Thank you Mr SpeakerCan I thank the Prime Minster for bringing this issue before the house today.I have found it increasingly difficult in recent months to understand our National position in the fight against so-called Islamic State. I am relieved that we are finally at this juncture.Mr Speaker I do ...
December 2, 2015B
It was a disappointing trudge to work yesterday morning. The media had opened with and was being dominated by news that a vote in Syria will now not be forthcoming after the release of a Foreign Affairs Committee report suggesting that a political solution is the best way forward to ...
November 5, 2015B
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
Dear Plymouth Moor View,Thank you very much for the overwhelming comments this week both before the debate on Tuesday and afterwards. I do try and respond to all - but because so many are about the same subject, on this occasion I will not be able to.I knocked on over ...
October 21, 2015B
Present: Johnny Mercer MP, Cllr. Mark Deacon & PCC Officer Caroline Fiske (Street Scene team) Constituents raised the issues of parking; overgrown trees; road safety; cuts to youth services, and an increase in vandalism and anti-social behaviour; local planning issues; and graffiti. I have sought clarification from PCSO Carl Snell on the issues of road ...
October 10, 2015B
It would be fair to say that I am not a regular attendee at Party conferences. Last year I went to my very first one, as a lost and confused candidate in an 'unwinnable seat' that no-one had heard of in the South West. Attending everything in sight, and ...
October 5, 2015admin
Thursday was a tough day. I had to do 27 media engagements, which is quite a few for a nobody from Plymouth who’s been an MP for five minutes – and all for saying we needed to do more for the victims of Syria. Sometimes you stick your chin out ...
September 4, 2015B