Local News

UN celebrates 70th birthday

On Friday 23 October - United Nations Day - local political leaders raised the UN flag over County Hall, Exeter, to mark the 70th anniversary of the UN. 

Local MPs Hugo Swire and Neil Parish support East Devon Working Together event

Local MPs Hugo Swire and Neil Parish, together with around one hundred representatives of voluntary organisations and community groups attended East Devon District Council’s annual ‘Working Together for the Future of East Devon’ event held at Knowle, Sidmouth on Friday 9 October 2015. 

Hugo Swire meets with Aggregate Industries

East Devon’s MP Hugo Swire last week met with representatives from Aggregate Industries to discuss the controversial plans to develop a quarry at Straitgate Farm, near Ottery St Mary. 

School’s flooding dilemma taken to the top

Concerns surrounding flooding and Tipton St John Primary School were taken to the top this week as local MP Hugo Swire and Richard Power, Property Surveyor for the Church of England, met with the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Schools, Lord Nash. 

MP views new supercomputer

Local MP Hugo Swire visited the Met Office on Friday 18 September to see the first part of the brand new supercomputer.

Hugo briefed on transport issues

Hugo Swire and his constituency neighbour Neil Parish recently visited the Devon Materials Lab and South West Highways in Rockbeare for an in-depth breifing on transport issues.