Happy Devon Day

Happy #DevonDay. I can’t wait to return home later today after a few days in Westminster.

This is how Exeter's new Nightingale hospital is taking shape

I’m in awe of the incredible efforts to build NHS Nightingale Hospital Exeter on our doorstep in East Devon. Keep up the great work #TeamNightingale. Our communities are truly grateful for everything you are doing in the fight against this dreadful virus.

Brexit transition period

I’ve received a couple of emails asking if I’d support an extension to the Brexit transition period. I will reply to each and every email but want to make something clear, I don’t and won’t support an extension. It’s taken long enough to deliver the will of a democratic decision.

Updated coronavirus regulations

The Prime Minister has confirmed we can unlock the lockdown further from Monday.

- Up to 6 people will be able to meet outside as long as you stay 2 metres apart

- You will be able to meet in private gardens and public places such as parks

Dominic Cummings

Like you, I have felt a mixture of anger, disappointment and frustration in recent days.

New skills academy planned for former Flybe site

This is great news for East Devon. We need careers, not just jobs and this exciting venture on our doorstep will help improve local skills now and in the future. Great work by Devon County Council and Exeter College. I can’t wait to visit!

East Devon District Council

My thoughts are with the dedicated staff working hard in already difficult circumstances at East Devon District Council who will be as bemused as the public by the current state of affairs.

Please #comebacklater to East Devon

Please #comebacklater to East Devon. The vast majority of facilities are closed and you'll enjoy a visit even more when we're back open for business.