Sarah Newton welcomes Government funding to secure Cornwall to London air link

The public service obligation (PSO) will continue a link which contributes millions of pounds to the Cornwall and South West economies. The government is providing £2.5 million in addition to £300,000 from Cornwall Council. Three flights each way will take place during the week with two weekend rotations. Around 100,000 passengers use the route every year for work or leisure. Flybe will operate the flights with the timings providing a convenient schedule for a full working day at either destination.A crucial transport link between the South West and London has been secured after the Department for Transport announced a four year funding deal for flights between Newquay and London Gatwick airport.

Cornwall Council Budget - Sarah Newton MP

This week Cornwall Council announced its spending plans from 2015 to 2019. Over recent months I have joined others in calling for the Council to focus its plans on providing services in a new way, based around working in partnership with other organisations, whilst delivering support for the most vulnerable members of our community. I am pleased to say that the Council has to some extent heeded our calls.

The European Union isn't working - we will change it

All across the European Union voters have kicked back against the out of the touch leadership of an unelected European technocratic elite. This was seen most significantly in France, the architects of the EU, where Marine LePenn, leader of the far right National Front, topped the polls.

Cornwall Conservatives News for Release

Sarah Newton supports calls for a lower new housing target for Cornwall, with higher priority for genuinely affordable homes for local people.