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.
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.
I had a busy day in East Devon with a surgery in Exmouth and a meeting with Inspector Antonia Weeks to discuss crime & policing. I also spoke to Devon County Cllrs Trail, Scott & Davis about plans to extend and improve Dinan Way in Exmouth.
Great to attend the first All Party Parliamentary Group for South Western Railway. This group will play an integral role in holding operators to account and ensure Ministers are constantly reminded that the South West needs more investment in infrastructure.