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East Devon Conservative Association's monthly bulletin

Please find below details of the upcoming East Devon District Council Elections on Thursday 2 May 2019. You can also read through the attached East Devon Conservative Association's newsletter. 


Hugo welcomes support for vulnerable rough sleepers in East Devon

Sir Hugo Swire has welcomed new investment from the Conservative Government, spearheaded by Communities Secretary James Brokenshire, to help East Devon support rough sleepers into safe and stable accommodation where they can rebuild their lives.

Son's 200-mile London-Devon journey beats ambulance

A man who travelled nearly 200 miles to reach his injured mother arrived before an ambulance reached her.

Mark Clements caught a bus, tube and two trains from London to Exmouth, Devon on Saturday after his 77-year-old mother fell and broke her hip.

Hugo says EU must recognise benefits of a deal

You will be aware from the events of last week that Parliament voted to support the Brady amendment, of which I was a sponsor, which means that the Prime Minister can now go back to Brussels to negotiate in the knowledge that it is the issue of the "Irish backstop" that needs to be addressed.

Hugo backs Adult Social Care Recruitment campaign

Ahead of the national launch of the Adult Social Care Recruitment campaign, Hugo met with care workers to discuss how we can boost recruitment into the adult social care sector where there are approximately 110,000 vacancies across England.