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Neil Parish MP walked the Guide Dogs Walk of Fame

Mr Neil Parish MP was given a star on Guide Dogs’ pavement parking Walk of Fame for supporting the charity’s campaign to stop cars parking on pavements. The MP for Tiverton and Honiton attended Guide Dogs’ event at the Houses of Parliament on the 10th of June in support of their campaign. The charity wants people living with sight loss to feel confident and independent when they are out and about, and believes that vehicles parked on pavements put people living with sight loss in danger.

Neil Parish MP supports Sea Change for marine animals at Parliament

As part of World Animal Protection’s Sea Change Week (4 -11th June) the international charity was at Westminster encouraging MPs to take action for marine animals. Tiverton and Honiton MP Neil Parish joined the campaign, which aims to end the devastating impact of ghost fishing gear on marine mammals and wildlife.

Neil Parish MP elected Treasurer of Rural Services Group

Neil Parish MP, Member of Parliament for Tiverton and Honiton, has been elected as the new Treasurer of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Rural Services for the forthcoming year at the Annual General Meeting.

Neil Parish MP presses Caffè Nero on milk ban

Neil Parish, MP for Tiverton and Honiton, has written to Caffè Nero to express his concern at their decision to stop buying milk from dairy farmers in the badger cull zones in Somerset and Gloucestershire. Caffè Nero made the decision in response to “credible threats” to their employees and property made by animal rights activists.

Neil Parish MP: Unemployment fall means a brighter future for working people in Tiverton and Honiton

Neil Parish MP has welcomed new figures showing 630 fewer people in Tiverton and Honiton claiming Jobseeker’s Allowance compared to 2010 - a 57 per cent drop. This means more people in work, with the security of a good job and a regular pay packet so they can provide for themselves and their families. Jobs are being created in Devon by businesses like Aston Manor Brewery in Tiverton.