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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.

A30 Dualling from Carnon Cross to Chiverton Cross gets the go ahead from the Chancellor

Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne has today given the go ahead for at least £100 million of funding to upgrade the single carriageway section of the A30 between Chiverton and Carland Cross to a dual, two lane carriageway. This is in addition to the Temple to Higher Carblake section that has already been funded between central and local government.