Government moves school goalposts, but nobody has noticed!

Four days after telling schools to prepare for the return of Reception, Y1 and Y6 students, it changed the policy to prioritise a different set of children, but nobody has noticed! On Thursday 14th May, just days after headteachers had contacted parents to tell them of the plans for Reception, Y1...

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Changes to Lockdown rules leave Cornwall Exposed

Colin Martin gives his views on the Prime Minister's 10th May announcement: Every time we consider leaving the house, we should ask ourselves this question: If I find out tomorrow that I have been carrying the virus, how many people might I have infected today and how quickly could they be traced...

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A chance to ask the questions that matter to you

What will happen to our farmers and fishermen after Brexit? Why has the government dropped its commitment to protect workers and child refugees? Where next for the Liberal Democrats? Come and ask the questions that matter to you at this public "Question Time" style event.

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All three parties face big decisions...

On election night, Labour MP Jess Phillips perfectly explained the election result in one sentence: "Our policies have to address the needs of the communities we serve, and the public have to believe we can deliver them" This is a lesson with urgent consequences for all three main parties...

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Labour's election gimmick risks lives on A38

Nothing in politics is free, and Labour have just admitted that their eye-catching policy to cut train fares will cost an eye-watering £7.5 billion. Great news for regular train users, but bad news for South East Cornwall as the money will be taken from the pot which could have funded urgent safe...

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Protest at Spaceport Approval

I am deeply disappointed that Cornwall Council has decided to spend over ten million pounds of public money on expanding Newquay Airport into a Spaceport. I was one of 34 councillors who voted against this move. Meanwhile Steve Double, the Conservative Parliamentary candidate for St Austell and N...

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