• Having spoken with many Cranbrook residents over the past week or so, who tell me they're concerned about inconsistent access to their local GP service, which operates from the Younghayes Centre, I contacted Access Healthcare, which runs the service. They confirmed the following: Access Healthcare has given notice on its contract which will cease on 31 March 2020 The reason is because [...]

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    As many people are aware, there are plans to relocate Tipton St John Primary School from its present location to a new site close to The Kings School in Ottery St Mary. Tipton St John School has experienced many threatened and actual flood events over the years. Teachers are on tenterhooks during heavy rain in case they need to evacuate the children to the upper site, across the road. [...]

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    My latest press release... Independent Parliamentary Candidate for East Devon Claire Wright is to formally launch her election manifesto at The Institute, Yonder St, Ottery St Mary, EX11 1HH on Wednesday 13th November from 7.30 - 9pm. This is a public event open to all, including media. The venue is in the middle of town, next door to the Rusty Pig. Disabled access is at the side of the [...]

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    Our press release, just issued... The organisation behind a Remain alliance has backed independent candidate Claire Wright as its preferred general election candidate in East Devon despite rival parties failing to agree a truce in the seat.   Unite to Remain last week identified 60 seats where a deal had been struck between the Liberal Democrats, Plaid Cymru and the Green Party, in a[...]

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    My manifesto is now live on this website! It has been a work in progress since 2014 when I visited each town centre business in the constituency over a six month period, as well as holding events in each village and town. This manifesto is an updated version of the 2015 and 2017 versions. At the start of 2019 we carried out another survey, this time online. In total around 1000 people [...]

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    My team organised a really wonderful launch on Saturday, attended by Martin Bell, former BBC war reporter and Independent MP, elected amid a storm of controversy for Tatton in 1997. He ousted Conservative incumbent, Neil Hamilton, who was embroiled in a cash for questions scandal. It was amazing to have Martin there and he gave a rousing speech where he said he thought I would win, that [...]

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