Cornwall’s anti-plastic campaigners raise awareness in Parliament

A Cornish campaign group which organises beach cleans and works to tackle plastic pollution has held a Plastics Awareness event in Parliament. Taking place on Monday, 14th May, Rob and Emily […]

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MP highlights holiday home tax loophole to ministers

The loophole which allows holiday home owners to avoid council tax and business rates was raised in Parliament this week by Member of Parliament for North Cornwall, Scott Mann. According […]

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I get Dawlish but what about the inland line, Scott Mann?

Well, if I travel to Exeter, I should be able to get to the Dawlish line into Cornwall. That’s how silly rail transport is from Bude to any other part […]

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Scott Mann welcomes deposit scheme and praises Bude environment groups

Member of Parliament for North Cornwall, Scott Mann, has welcomed the announcement that a deposit-return scheme for plastic bottles will be introduced later this year. In a statement published by […]

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Cornish MPS meet NHS to discuss radiotherapy services

Cornwall’s MPs have met with NHS England representatives in Westminster to discuss the future of radiotherapy services and modernisation proposals. NHS England launched a public consultation in October 2017 called ‘Modernising […]

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Scott Mann welcomes funding to fix potholes

The Government has announced that Cornwall will get an extra £2.5 million to fix nearly 50,000 potholes after the recent winter storms which battered rural roads. A total of £100m is being […]

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Scott Mann celebrates tourism in North Cornwall

Scott Mann MP joined Tourism Minister Michael Ellis to shine a spotlight on the country’s tourism industry in a week devoted to travel and exploration during English Tourism Week (ETW) 17-25 […]

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Producers meet politicians to celebrate St Piran’s Day

Some of Cornwall’s most famous and upcoming food and drink producers have visited the Houses of Parliament to celebrate St Piran’s Day and to show off an array of products […]

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Cornwall to receive more money for key services and infrastructure

North Cornwall MP Scott Mann has welcomed the news that Cornwall will benefit from an extra £16 million for key local public services and infrastructure projects. Figures published by the […]

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MP welcomes animal welfare consultation

North Cornwall MP Scott Mann has welcomed proposals by the Government to strengthen animal protection by introducing new welfare codes for pigs and poultry. Welfare codes for pigs, laying hens […]

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Support for Okehampton rail link, so now we just need action…

MP for North Cornwall, Scott Mann, has welcomed a government report which outlines a new vision for Britain’s railways, with the Transport Secretary reiterating his support for the return of […]

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Scott Mann on stamp duty and other Budget items

MP for North Cornwall, Scott Mann, has welcomed the announcement from the Chancellor of abolishing Stamp Duty for first-time buyers to help people in Cornwall purchase their first home. The move will save £2,500 when buying a home worth £250,000 and […]

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Scott Mann and that sentience question

In a clash of views, both Scott Mann and the Government say they have committed to strengthening animal welfare standards after Brexit following a recent vote in Parliament on animals […]

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MP shows support for N Cornwall’s post offices

Glad to see this because I think Bude’s post offices are mega. I use the Crescent post office quite often and the staff there are always so incredibly helpful. Fabulous […]

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Scott Mann welcomes tougher penalties for litter louts

MP for North Cornwall, Scott Mann, has welcomed news that tougher penalties will be introduced to punish people who drop litter, including new fines for people who throw waste from […]

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