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Infrastructure funding for our great region

Great to meet with Chancellor Sajid Javid with fellow Devon MP Selaine Saxby to highlight the need to invest in the South West. Whether it’s the A303 or Dawlish, I will always push for the funding we need to improve our region.

Supporting our fishermen

I’m proud to support Devon’s fishermen. Fish is a staple of many Devonians diets and a crucial part of our economy. Great to speak to the National Federation of Fishermen's Organisations and people from Devon’s fishing industry this afternoon.

Ending homelessness in East Devon

Delighted the Government is bringing forward its target of ending rough sleeping from 2027 to 2024. East Devon and Exeter will receive over £1.1m to help people off the streets and back on their feet. Nobody should have to sleep out in the cold. 

Budleigh firefighters raising money for Prostate Cancer UK

Pleased to support the crew at Budleigh Salterton fire station as they raise money for Prostate Cancer UK today. I did a couple of miles in the uniform and breathing apparatus. I couldn’t do what they do and I’ll always support our firefighters.

Sidmouth beach clean!

A very therapeutic afternoon beach clean in Sidmouth. Fantastic to see so many volunteers showing real community spirit. And I met a cute dog! Happy days.

Ensuring Devon's voice is heard

Positive and engaging discussions with Leader of Devon County Council, Cllr John Hart, about the services they provide, opportunities for the future and challenges ahead.