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
Johnny Mercer MP will be holding his second monthly Drop-in Surgery on Friday 24th February from 3-4.30pm at Southway Library on Southway Drive. Whether you live in Southway or elsewhere in the constituency, if you have an issue you think Johnny can help with, do ...
February 7, 2017B
Plymouth Moor View MP, Johnny Mercer today continued in his long-standing support for local Social Enterprise, Pluss, by visiting Project SEARCH at Derriford Hospital. Offering 12 month internships for young people with a learning disability, large employers, such as Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust, offer three 10 week ...
February 6, 2017B
Good morning! Forgive the early morning mail; I'm on Good Morning Britain this morning at 0645hrs, and then the Today programme on BBC Radio 4 at 0730hrs talking about the demise of Phil Shiner, who drove many of the allegations against British Troops ...
February 3, 2017B
The play park on Bodmin Road in Whitleigh was damaged in an arson attack on Saturday night. Johnny was contacted about the fire and resulting damage by local constituents and as a result has raised the issue with the Council and offered his support to the Whitleigh Big ...
January 30, 2017B
Today, through the Government's £60m Access Fund competition, Plymouth City Council has been awarded £1.5m for Plymotion Three: Access to Employment, Education and Training on foot and by Bike programme.The funding will support local projects over 3 years from 2017 to 2020 and form part of a wider government package ...
January 26, 2017B