Newsletter - Special Brexit Edition

Peter Heaton-Jones MP

Working Hard for North Devon 

News Update -

Date: 7th December 2018


Ahead of the crucial Brexit votes next Tuesday (at the time of writing), I wanted to update you on my position and to clarify a few points.

North Devon Journal article 6th December 2018

We passed a significant milestone last month: it was two years since the Ministry of Defence first announced its intention to close our Royal Marines Base at Chivenor.  I marked the anniversary by raising the matter again in the House of Commons.  I told the Defence Secretary plainly that we need

Devon to get an extra £18.5 million for potholes

News that Devon is to receive record-breaking government funding for road maintenance has been welcomed by North Devon's MP and the leader of the county council, with pothole repairs to be the number one priority.

Statement - Appledore Shipyard

I am extremely disappointed and saddened that, despite intense lobbying, Babcock International has decided to close Appledore shipyard.

Budget 2018: statement

This was a Budget with a whole range of eye-catching measures, helping working families, easing the introduction of Universal Credit and providing real investment in our public services.

North Devon Journal article 25 October 2018

North Devon Journal article 25 October 2018


It's an extremely worrying time for the workforce at Appledore shipyard as questions continue over the future plans of the yard’s owners, Babcock International.