Neil Parish MP has endorsed Devon and Somerset’s broadband bid

Devon and Somerset County Councils have announced their plans to submit a joint bid for funds from the Government’s Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK) agency, which will put an end to the broadband black-spots that are constraining businesses and communities in Devon.

CFP and the Fish Fight Campaign: Article for the Mid Devon Gazette

Like many of you reading this now I was fortunate enough last week to catch Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s Fish Fight, a well researched and in-depth look at the quota system imposed on our fisherman by the European Union’s Common Fisheries Policy (CFP).

The Comprehensive Spending Review – first thoughts

On Wednesday the Government set out a comprehensive plan of action to confront the bills from a decade of past failures and debt and laying the foundations for economic growth and stability for the future.

Power Sharing in Zimbabwe: two years on

It has been two years since Mugabe’s Zimbabwean African Nation People’s Union-Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF) and Morgan Tsvangirai’s Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) agreed to share power in Zimbabwe and form a Government of National Unity.


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