News

Chancellor extends furlough scheme until October

Great news for thousands of jobs and businesses in East Devon as the Chancellor announces the job retention scheme will be extended until the end of October. Certainty and stability for many as we follow a careful path towards recovery. 

Changes to the lockdown

I’ve received many emails with questions about changes to the lockdown. I want to be exceptionally clear, second home-owners are still not allowed to stay in East Devon.

Take part in my East Devon tourism survey!

Great to hear the Prime Minister show his support for tourism in East Devon during PMQs today. I’m working with local businesses, councils, the LEP & many others to protect the industry and I want to hear from you too.

Coronavirus help in East Devon

If you need support with shopping, picking up prescriptions and more, help is at hand across East Devon. I’ve setup a page which is packed with community groups and businesses ready to support and serve you.

Clap for our carers

I enjoyed #ClapForCarers #ClapForOurKeyWorkers even more thanks to the wonderful rainbow which appeared above Sidmouth tonight.

I am proud to represent an area which has truly rallied around its communities

It’s great to see our Prime Minister back where he belongs in Downing Street, once again leading the fight against coronavirus after experiencing it himself. Number 10 will also welcome a new resident following the wonderful news of the Prime Ministers fiancé Carrie giving birth to a baby boy.