Let’s fix our broken voting system

Conservative Cherilyn Mackrory has been elected as the MP for Truro and Falmouth. The full results have been published on the Cornwall Council website.

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Liberal Democrat manifesto offers a brighter future for Cornwall from the environment to mental health

The Liberal Democrat manifesto has been welcomed by Truro and Falmouth candidate Ruth Gripper.

The plan includes:

  • Stopping Brexit and using the £50billion Remain bonus to fund public services
  • An extra £10billion a year for schools
  • An extra £35billion for the NHS and social care over the parliament, funded by putting an extra 1p on income tax, and treating mental health with the same urgency as physical health
  • £100billion to tackle the climate crisis, including a major programme of home insulation, tree planting and investment in renewable energy
  • Free childcare for working parents
  • £4.5billion over five years to support local bus improvements
  • A £50billion regional rebalancing programme for infrastructure spending across the nations and regions of the UK
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Conservative MP Sarah Newton to step down

Sarah Newton, the Conservative MP for Truro and Falmouth has announced that she is to step down at the next general election, widely expected before Christmas.

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Forest for Cornwall – planting to begin in November

Cornwall Council’s ambitious plan to develop a Forest for Cornwall will take a step forward when planting begins next month.

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Lib Dems bid to break Brexit deadlock with December 9th election

The Liberal Democrats have made a bid to break the Brexit deadlock by taking no deal off the table and proposing a general election to be held on December 9th.

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Sarah Newton lets us down over Brexit - again

Conservative MP Sarah Newton has voted against the amendment designed to avoid a no-deal Brexit that would be damaging for Cornwall.

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Celebrating our libraries

St Agnes library celebrated national Libraries Week with a Horrible Histories themed coffee morning, where they were joined by parliamentary candidate Ruth Gripper.

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Ruth Gripper welcomes former Conservative MP Heidi Allen

Heidi Allen former Conservative MP for South Cambridgeshire has become the latest MP to join the Liberal Democrats in order to fight to stop a NO Deal Brexit.

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Sarah Newton votes WITH Boris Johnson to suspend Parliament

Sarah Newton voted in support of Boris Johnson’s controversial decision to suspend Parliament as the Brexit deadline looms.

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No deal Brexit can be stopped - Caroline Voaden in Falmouth


There was standing room only as Liberal Democrat MEP Caroline Voaden joined Ruth Gripper, parliamentary candidate for Truro and Falmouth, to discuss how to prevent a disastrous No Deal Brexit.

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