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Get well soon Boris!

We’re all right behind you Boris. Get well soon. Our country needs you.

Once a day wander

Another beautiful and peaceful #onceadaywander in Sidmouth. It was very quiet in town and on the seafront #StayHomeSaveLives

Availability of support for former Flybe staff

The collapse of Flybe saw the firm put into administration with EY who have stated that Flybe "does not have the financial resources left” to implement the government's Job Retention Scheme to help former staff in these difficult times.

Working on urgent coronavirus issues

I’m receiving an unprecedented number of emails, letters and calls due to Coronavirus. I am lucky to have a great small team working to prioritise urgent cases. We are working hard to help hundreds of residents on a variety of issues and I will always stand up for East Devon residents.

East Devon District Council's new coronavirus hotline 01395 571500

The new Coronavirus Community Support Hotline from East Devon District Council is available Monday to Friday between 9am - 5pm on 01395 571500. It helps local residents and organisations access the latest information and support to help our communities get through this, together.

Raising coronavirus issues with the Government

I’ve just taken part in a cross-party conference call with the Cabinet Office. PPE for care workers, repatriation flights & eligibility for the job retention scheme were just some of the topics discussed.

Coronavirus help in East Devon

The community spirit being demonstrated daily by people across East Devon is truly inspiring. I've offered to lend a hand in my local community and I've just updated the list of Coronavirus community groups in East Devon with new options in Sidmouth and Woodbury Salterton.

First virtual surgery today

I held my first virtual surgery today and spoke to people from Ottery St Mary to Cranbrook and Sidmouth to Topsham. I’m working hard from home in East Devon and if you’d like to book a call, please send me an email and I’ll be in touch #StayHomeSaveLives