Sarah Newton

Truro and Falmouth
Sarah Newton grew up in Truro and Falmouth, a part of Cornwall where she has family roots stretching back for generations. She was educated locally at Marlborough Infants, Clare Terrace Primary School and Falmouth School before reading History at King’s College London and as was a Rotary International Scholar at the Graduate School of International Relations at Denver University, USA.

After a successful career with Citibank and American Express, Sarah decided to dedicate her time to raise awareness of the issues affecting older people and their families. In the 1990s she served as a Director of Age Concern England, before helping to set up and run the UK branch of International Longevity Centre - an international ‘think and do tank’ that works with policy makers across all sectors to develop compassionate and sustainable responses to the challenges and opportunities presented by an ageing population. Sarah is a fellow of The Royal Society of Arts.

Sarah married her husband Alan in St Budock Church twenty eight years ago, they have three children and live in Mylor, just outside Falmouth.


All Six Cornish Candidates for General Election adopted

Starting in Marazion on 27 April Derek Thomas was adopted as the Parliamentary Candidate for St Ives & The Isles of Scilly followed by the adoption of Steve Double for St Austell & Newquay, Scott Mann for North Cornwall and George Eustice for Camborne & Redruth on April 28th with Sher

NHS England: Five year forward view

Last week NHS England, along with other NHS organisations, published their independent “Five Year Forward View”, setting out their view of how the health service needs to change over the coming years.

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Steve Double

St Austell and Newquay
Steve Double was born and raised in St Austell. He has always lived and worked in mid-Cornwall so understands first-hand the challenges local people face. He has been married to Anne for 30 years and they have 2 boys.

George Eustice

Camborne, Redruth and Hayle
George Eustice was born and raised in Cornwall. The Eustice family have lived and worked in the Camborne and Redruth area for over four hundred years, first working in the mining and engineering industry and then farming at Gwinear, where they have lived for the past 150 years.

Scott Mann

North Cornwall
Born in Wadebridge, Scott Mann went to school and has worked and lived in North Cornwall all his life Working as a postman, Scott entered politics through joining the Wadebridge Conservative Club.

Sheryll Murray

South East Cornwall
Sheryll Murray was born in the village of Millbrook, South East Cornwall, where she went to school before continuing her secondary education at nearby Torpoint Comprehensive School. Sheryll was a member of the Governing Body of the school for nine years.

Derek Thomas

St Ives & the Isles of Scilly
Derek Thomas was elected as the Member of Parliament for the constituency of St Ives and the Isles of Scilly in the 2015 General Election, becoming the first Conservative MP for the area since 1997. He is currently a member of the Science and Technology Select Committee.