News

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.

Government backing for our regional airports

I met with Secretary of State for Transport, Grant Shapps earlier to discuss Flybe and the importance of regional connectivity. Air Passenger Duty is long overdue for review and reform.

MPs launch South Western Railway group in Parliament

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.

Join my team!

If you want to help make East Devon an even better place to live and work by assisting residents, come and join my team! I’m looking for a part-time caseworker and you can find details here...