Local News

MP welcomes debt write-off for local NHS Trusts

Geoffrey Cox QC, Member of Parliament for Torridge and West Devon, has welcomed the announcement that both University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust and Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust will benefit from a debt write-off of £140million and £20million respectively, as part of the government’s ann

Appledore Fire Station to stay open

Geoffrey Cox QC, Member of Parliament for Torridge and West Devon, has welcomed the news that Appledore fire station will remain open, following Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service’s (DSFRS) approval of revised recommendations on changes to how the service works.

Tavistock MIU to reopen

I welcome the excellent news today that the Tavistock MIU will reopen on Monday 27 January 2020.

General Election

Geoffrey Cox QC has been re-elected as Member of Parliament for Torridge and West Devon for the fifth successive time after yesterday’s General Election.

Tavistock MIU

Statement from Geoffrey Cox QC MP.

“Following the notice of temporary closure of Tavistock MIU earlier this year, I urged the Trust to commit to ensuring this valuable service will reopen; I have continued to monitor the situation closely.  

Mobile connectivity

Geoffrey Cox QC, Member of Parliament for Torridge and West Devon, has welcomed today’s announcement by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, regarding plans to deliver high-quality 4G mobile coverage to 95% of the UK by 2025.

School funding

Local MP, Geoffrey Cox QC, the Government’s Attorney General, has expressed his “quiet satisfaction” at today’s announcement that Torridge and West Devon’s schools are to benefit from a massive boost in pupil funding.