Scott Mann comments on monies for schools

The Prime Minister has announced that the government is boosting schools with a record £14 billion, levelling up per-pupil funding across the country. (Headteachers have been campaigning for this for years but now here it is.) The cash boost will mean that every secondary school in North Cornwall will receive a minimum […]

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Scott Mann expresses his support for Connect Bude

North Cornwall’s MP Scott Mann is calling on local campaign group Connect Bude to make a bid for funding under Great Western Railway’s Customer and Communities fund. Awards from the £800k pot which is available for bids nationwide, were recently won by two other rail projects in the area. As the […]

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Scott Mann welcomes Tourism Sector Deal launch

Scott Mann MP has welcomed the launch of the new Tourism Sector Deal, which will benefit the 685 tourism-related businesses in North Cornwall. The tourism, hospitality and experience industries play a vital role in boosting the local economy in North Cornwall. These businesses will now be able to access a […]

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Scott Mann in head-on car crash

Fire crews from Wadebridge, Bodmin and Delabole used crash rescue equipment to release a casualty from a head-on two-vehicle road traffic collision that closed Keiro Lane, St Minver yesterday evening. North Cornwall MP, Scott Mann, is said to have sustained minor injuries in the incident. Cornwall Live reported that: A […]

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MP meets National Citizen Service students at Launceston College

Scott Mann MP joined a group of local young people taking part in National Citizen Service (NCS), an open-to-all unifying experience shared by teens from different backgrounds which helps them become better individuals, and in turn better citizens. During his visit, Scott met NCS participants in their third week of the programme where […]

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Scott Mann resigns as PPS

Local MP, Scott Mann, has hit the national press with his decision to resign as a parliamentary private secretary to the Treasury. In his undated letter, he wrote: “I fear elements of the Brexit white paper will inevitably put me in direct conflict with the views expressed by a large […]

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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 Stevenson from the Beach Guardian organisation visited the Houses of Parliament to meet with MPs to promote beach cleans and […]

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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 to reports by Cornwall Live earlier this year, there are 20,000 holiday lets in Cornwall, with nearly 8,000 registered as […]

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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 of Cornwall. Anyway, Network Rail has announced that it has completed the tendering process for resilience work on the railway […]

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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 the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA), it was confirmed that a scheme for single-use plastic and metal […]

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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 radiotherapy services in England’, which proposes new radiotherapy networks to encourage more collaborative working between clinicians and radiotherapy service providers. […]

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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 distributed to councils in England which will fix almost two million potholes. This is on top of the £75 million in […]

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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 March 2018. Scott Mann, Member of Parliament for North Cornwall, joined Tourism Minister Michael Ellis MP for a drop-in session […]

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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 to MPs and government ministers. The Taste of Cornwall event, which was held in the Palace of Westminster, saw an […]

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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 Government show that Cornwall Council will get an extra £8m in core local government spending in 2018/19, including an additional […]

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