Local News

Responsible Fishing Scheme Campaign Launched

Sheryll Murray, MP for South East Cornwall, was pleased to host the launching of the National Seafish campaign to get people to sign up to the new Responsible Fishing Scheme on Tuesday.

Steve Double MP joins calls for changes to BT monopoly on superfast expansion monopoly

Steve Double, Member of Parliament for St Austell and Newquay has today co-signed a new report from the British Infrastructure Group of MPs (BIG) revealing that despite £1.7bn of taxpayers’ cash being pumped into subsidising the construction of UK high-speed broadband, there are still a staggering 5.7million people across Britain who cannot access the internet at the Ofcom required 10 Megabits per second.  

Double slams Government plans to monitor Sunday Schools

Steve Double, Member of Parliament for St Austell and Newquay, has today spoken in Parliament on the need for the Government to scrap plans that could see Sunday Schools, church groups and other volunteer groups who cater for children forced to register with OFSTED.

Mustoe’s call for changes to Cornwall Council’s public toilet funding to get first airing at upcoming meeting

James Mustoe, Cornwall Councillor for Mevagissey’s Motion to Cornwall Council;"That, given the failure of the 'It's your convenience' consultation, that this council urgently reviews the funding of public toilets, given the essential nature of this service to the people of Cornwall", will be getting its first airing at the Full Cornwall Council meeting on 26th January.

Steve Double MP: praise for Cornwall Council

Member of Parliament for St Austell and Newquay, Steve Double, has praised Cornwall Council for taking a more flexible approach on issuing fines to parents who take their children on holiday during school time.

PM Issues Statement on attacks in Paris

The concerted terrorist attacks in Paris last evening affect us all in all sorts of ways. The Prime Minister made the following statement after the COBR meeting he chaired this morning: