Friday afternoon brought with it a meeting of the MKC Heroes in the Council Chamber. MKC Heroes is a large group of children and young people from across Plymouth who have parents serving in our Armed Forces or who are veterans. The young people who took part in ...
March 12, 2017B
Johnny Mercer MP will be holding his next monthly Drop-in Surgery on Friday 17th March from 9.30 to 11am in the Café at Tesco Superstore on Transit Way. Whether you live close by or elsewhere in the constituency, if you have an issue you think ...
March 2, 2017B
Johnny Mercer MP has pledged to take on the unacceptable lack of progress in tackling young people’s mental health.Johnny Mercer MP joined MPs from all parties in swearing to tackle mental illness at an event in Parliament.New figures from mental health research ...
March 2, 2017B
Yesterday evening, Tuesday 28 February, in the House of Common, Plymouth Moor View MP, Johnny Mercer, shared a selection of letters from children at Whitleigh Primary School with Amber Rudd MP, the Home Secretary. Johnny met with a group of pupils from the school just before Christmas ...
March 1, 2017B
Today I chose to abstain on a vote regarding the end of the Dubs amendment. The Government’s position is to bring an end to the programme which unaccompanied child refugees brought to the UK from Europe under the Dubs amendment and while I cannot agree with that ...
March 1, 2017B
Sign-up to my regular email updates here!Deal done!Last night I spoke to the Communities Secretary to confirm that Plymouth would see investment from the Government in the form of Growth Deal 3 funding today, to unlock a £50m redevelopment of Plymouth Station. The deal was announced at 11am this ...
February 24, 2017B
Today, Thursday 23 February, the Department for Communities and Local Government has announced that Plymouth has been successful in its bid for funding from Growth Deal 3 and secured £5m towards the redevelopment of Plymouth railway station. This follows an extensive campaign by Plymouth MP, Johnny Mercer, ...
February 23, 2017B
Johnny Mercer MP has secured a commitment from government Health Ministers to look again the target funding awarded to local authorities. Prior to the 2015 General Election, the Coalition Government, after consultation with the local government sector, decided to apply uniform decreases to local authorities public health grants ...
February 21, 2017B
The NHS in Devon is working on a five-year plan for health and care services. This is known as the Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP).They are holding a series of events across Devon to discuss the first stage of this work - a review of acute ...
February 20, 2017B
Plymouth Moor View MP, Johnny Mercer, has reacted to the news from NHS England about the future of the GP Surgery in Ernesettle and a possible surgery in Barne Barton. Following the news that Access Health Care will remain as interim providers of the GP service ...
February 19, 2017B
Johnny Mercer MP visited the Plymouth Special Olympics at the YMCA Plymouth on Honicknowle Lane yesterday for the first time since becoming their Patron. Johnny has long had a special affinity with the Special Olympics in Plymouth having volunteered each week with them prior to his election in ...
February 17, 2017B
On Friday, the House of Commons Defence Select Committee published a report of an inquiry run by a subcommittee which I chaired into MoD support for former and serving personnel.The report is now publicly available and you can find a PDF copy here....
February 13, 2017B
On Friday afternoon I went for a run. Some light snow was beginning to blow in from the east, as I jogged against the winds across the moor. I knew a busy weekend might be in store. For the past 10 months I had been leading ...
February 12, 2017B
“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
National Lottery money available for First World War Centenary projects in Plymouth Moor View · Plymouth Moor View constituency yet to receive money from Heritage Lottery Fund for community projects exploring the First World War during the Centenary. · Johnny Mercer MP urges schools, churches ...
February 8, 2017B