Ashburton's Chamber of Trade Chair Lydia Wood and Member of Parliament Mel Stride have issued a joint appeal to residents in and around Ashburton to support their high street as businesses work to recover from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
Mel Stride MP has written to Police and Crime Commissioner Alison Hernandez after Devon and Cornwall Police has received more than £540,000 of additional funding to crack down on burglary and theft in local crime hotspots.
CENTRAL DEVON MP Mel Stride is raising awareness for a new service which launched this week by Barnados to support vulnerable children and young people who may have found themselves even more at-risk during the coronavirus pandemic.
CENTRAL DEVON MP Mel Stride, who serves as Chair of the House of Commons Treasury Select Committee, has questioned whether the Chancellor is helping enough people cope with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
Mel Stride MP has welcomed a renewed focus from the Department for Health on helping people with learning disabilities or autism who could be better supported in their community by having their discharge from hospital accelerated.
Mel Stride MP had a virtual meeting today with Baroness Berridge, a minister in the Department for Education (DfE), over concerns that Lapford Primary School is not getting the funding it needs to replace a condemned classroom.
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