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Unite to Remain supports independent Parliamentary candidate Claire Wright for East Devon despite parties not standing down

By |2019-11-11T09:43:51+00:00November 11th, 2019|News|

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 [...]

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My manifesto and posters are available!

By |2019-11-08T13:50:49+00:00November 8th, 2019|News|

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 [...]

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Former BBC war reporter and Independent MP, Martin Bell: “I think you’re going to win!”

By |2019-11-04T23:04:18+00:00November 4th, 2019|News|

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 [...]

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MY 10 POINT GREEN ACTION PLAN MAKES PROGRESS …

By |2019-10-22T15:25:47+00:00October 22nd, 2019|News|

Devon County Council has reported that that the Environmental Performance Board has endorsed prioritising work on key points within my 10 Point Green Action Plan and so too, has the Farm Estates Committee, who will take some of this work [...]

UK State of Nature report is worse than ever – the government MUST prioritise habitat restoration NOW

By |2019-10-03T21:34:58+00:00October 3rd, 2019|News|

The government has an urgent responsibility to place the restoration of nature as a top priority, following the latest State of Nature report, which has been published this evening. One quarter of birds and nearly half of mammals assessed are [...]

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Boris Johnson should apologise to Queen and country and resign

By |2019-09-24T18:01:57+00:00September 24th, 2019|News|

Here's my view, following today's historic ruling that our prime minister broke the law in suspending parliament ... https://www.exmouthjournal.co.uk/calls-for-prime-minister-boris-johnson-to-apologise-to-his-queen-and-country-and-resign-1-6288301

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Hugo Swire to stand down at the next election. My response:

By |2019-09-13T07:58:23+00:00September 13th, 2019|News|

Party Politics is in turmoil. I stand ready to take on the issues that matter to people here in Devon East of health services straining to cope, underfunded schools and the irreparable damage to our environment under the watch of [...]

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I’m ready for the fight to come and I’m ready to become an MP…

By |2019-09-08T17:41:45+00:00September 8th, 2019|News|

It’s been an extraordinary and unprecedented few weeks in politics. A man without scruple is now our prime minister, aided and abetted by a reckless adviser and the most hardline rightwing cabinet we have ever seen in this country. In [...]

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