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Bitter disappointment over school fund cuts

The principal of Sidmouth College has warned that classes will rise to 'unprecedented levels' and standards are bound to fall without a significant funding increase.

East Devon MP calls for more cash for social care

East Devon MP Sir Hugo Swire has this week called on the Government to provide extra funding for social care in East Devon.

In the House of Commons on Tuesday, Sir Hugo quizzed Health Minister David Mowat on the subject, asking:

Sir Hugo launches new community minibus

MP Sir Hugo Swire officially launched a new community minibus secured by the Estuary League of Friends in Topsham earlier this week. 

Sir Hugo had previously supported the Estuary League of Friends' application to the Department for Transport for the minibus.

MP visits Exeter Science Park

Local MP Sir Hugo Swire, visited Exeter Science Park on Monday 14 November to see the new supercomputer building. Sir Hugo was instrumental in lobbying ministers for the new £97m supercomputer, which will be used by the Met Office to provide more accurate weather predictions. 

Sir Hugo Swire MP visits TSB Exmouth

Sir Hugo Swire, MP for East Devon, visited his local TSB branch in Exmouth on Friday 21 October 2016 to hear how its Partners are supporting the local community.