Yesterday, Johnny Mercer was reappointed to the House of Commons Defence Select Committee. Johnny had served on the committee since being elected for the first time in 2015 since when he has played a pivotal role in inquiries ranging from the anti-malarial drug, Mefloquine to the MODs duty of care to ...
September 13, 2017B
My Summer leaflet for 2017 has been hitting doormats recently. Hopefully, every household in Plymouth Moor View will have received a copy but if you haven't seen it yet, here is a digital copy.Importantly, you can find contact details as well the schedule for my September Surgery Tour....
September 12, 2017B
44 Conservative MPs, including several former Cabinet and other Ministers, have today jointly published a Manifesto to Strengthen Families. They are calling on the Prime Minister to adopt a series of eye catching policies to support families and reduce family breakdown. While this has grave effects across society, family breakdown ...
September 6, 2017B
Yesterday, the government announced a further £40 million to support communities along Britain’s coastline.The South West has already benefited from £24,681,227 in the first three rounds of funding and yesterday’s latest round of funding will aim to boost economic growth and jobs in the area by attracting even more visitors ...
September 5, 2017B
Johnny Mercer, MP for Plymouth Moor View, has welcomed news that Plymouth City Council have altered their criteria for a disabled parking bay after he pushed them to change their previous policy. Last November, Johnny highlighted the issues faced by holders of Blue Badges who ...
August 22, 2017B
Since beginning the journey to become your MP back in 2014, working hard for the people of Plymouth has been the driving force in all I do. In particular, making sure I am available to help the residents of my Plymouth Moor View constituency is key. I make ...
August 21, 2017B
One of Johnny Mercer’s core commitments prior to his election in 2015 was to see Plymouth become a centre of excellence for Veterans Care.Since becoming a Member of Parliament, he has worked with core stakeholders in the city’s Veteran community, with Veteran charities and with statutory services such as Plymouth ...
August 18, 2017B
Local MP, Johnny Mercer, has secured the water supply to Ernesettle Community Allotments.Four Greens Community Trust had successfully fundraised and worked closely with Plymouth City Council to establish community allotments on a piece of unused land in Ernesettle. However, since the allotments were opened, the group struggled to get ...
August 14, 2017B
Prior to the most recent press announcement, I have been working for sometime to support the ongoing issues at Ocean Health GP Practice in St Budeaux. I have been working to support many constituents who have been unhappy with unanswered telephone lines, long waits for appointments and issues with obtaining ...
August 4, 2017B
Plymouth Moor View MP, Johnny Mercer, has welcomed the announcement by the Education Secretary of £1.3billion additional core funding for schools. Fairer schools funding – backed by today’s additional investment – will deliver the biggest improvement to the school funding system for well over a decade. It will mean ...
July 17, 2017B
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
We are at a pivotal time in UK defence policy. Some good: HMS Queen Elizabeth has recently left her dock for the first time to conduct sea trials. Some bad: questions over the 2% NATO spending pledge. Some ugly: the continued hounding of those who have served at this country’s ...
July 12, 2017B
UK parliament must examine merits of military action in case of further chemical weapons attacks in SyriaTo avoid a repeat of the ‘rushed’ 2013 vote which ...
July 4, 2017B
Hello PlymouthSince being elected in 2015, I have tried to be as accountable as possible by making myself as available as could be. But with changing behaviours and advancements in technology, there is always room for improvement so I am going to redouble my efforts for this term.Now, one of ...
June 29, 2017B