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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:

Mustoe urges Cornwall Council to think again on toilet strategy

James Mustoe, Cornwall Councillor for Mevagissey has, following the publication of data on the it's your Convenience consultation has today called upon Cornwall Council to urgently review its funding of public toilets. In a motion that will go before Cornwall Council at its next scheduled Full Council meeting of 24th November, James asks, 

Climate Change Awareness Campaign - Sarah Newton MP

Congratulations to Truro Cathedral, the West Briton and participants in the climate change awareness campaign. While there is an on going public discussion on climate change that needs more scientific input and greater participation, a clear development in recent years has been the rise in the numbers of people prepared to do something about climate change.

Is there a ‘Case’ for Cornwall? Have your say

Cornwall Conservatives are conducting a survey on the Council's so called 'Case for Cornwall'. Management of this survey is being dealt with by the Conservative Group on Cornwall Council.

2015 Conservative Party Manifesto

Earlier today David Cameron launched the 2015 Conservative Party Manifesto. A full copy can be read from the attached pdf.