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The Truth About Cornwall’s Housing Numbers

The truth about Cornwall’s housing numbers will not make the numbers in the Council’s Local Plan any smaller BUT it will give a better sense of proportion. Hopefully it will also help people understand that this is about taking back

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St Just Town Council Proposal to buy Council Office

St Just Town Council Proposal to buy Council Office came to me out of the blue at their meeting on 20 February. Keep in mind that the Freehold of the Library building could be passed to the Town Council for

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March for Cornwall’s NHS

March for Cornwall’s NHS, starting in St Just and making its way to Truro, via Penzance. I will join the gathering in St Just and the march in Penzance. So, join people from all over Cornwall to show you care!

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What does Tourism and Culture do for Cornwall?

What does Tourism and Culture do for Cornwall? Is it good to invest in either or both of these or is it, as Tories locally and Nationally are saying “just vanity projects?” Are people confusing spending or wasting tax payers

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Cornwall to increase pressure on Government to properly fund Health and Social Care

Cornwall to increase pressure on Government to properly fund Health and Social Care. Below is the motion that I proposed and was unanimously passed today at Full Council. This Council’s ambition for Cornwall is to maintain and improve Health and

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Campaigning to protect our NHS and Social Care Services continues

Campaigning to protect our NHS and Social Care Services continues. In Full Council last Tuesday a member of the public and 3 Councillors, including myself, asked questions relating to plans regarding our health and social care services. A previous post

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Residents Survey Results

Residents’ survey results from St Just and Pendeen. I have been around the ward to find out what are the issues of most importance to local people. I received 401 responses but not everyone answered all questions and some questions

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Question to Full Council Tuesday re Sustainability & Transformation Plans

Questions to Full Council Tuesday re Sustainability & Transformation Plans from me, other Councillors and a member of the public are in full below. If you have not been following the background to these questions and in particular my rattling of

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Should I stop ‘banging on’ about Cornwall’s Sustainability and Transformation Plan?

Should I stop ‘banging on’ about Cornwall’s Sustainability and Transformation Plan? There are definitely people who feel I should …. at least until after the elections in May when I suspect things will be so far advanced that there will

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Cornwall Councillors are refused a debate on the STP process

Cornwall Councillors are refused a debate on the STP process that is being proposed as a “Once in a generation opportunity to change the way we provide health and social care services for the people of Cornwall and the Isles

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