Newsletter 25th March 2018

Peter Heaton-Jones MP

Working Hard for North Devon 

News Update -

Date: 25th March 2018

Statement from Peter Heaton-Jones - North Devon Nursery Suspension

I am extremely worried by the news that Ofsted has suspended four privately-run nurseries in northern Devon, pending an investigation into safeguarding.  My first concern of course is for the wellbeng of the 450 children who attend these nurseries, and I have written to Devon County Council to se

Free School Meals

A number of people have contacted me regarding free school meals and I am writing to them with the following response:

Newsletter 11th March

Peter Heaton-Jones MP

Working Hard for North Devon 

News Update -

Date: 11th March 2018

Mannings Pit

"I am delighted with the news that the application to build houses at Mannings Pit has now been withdrawn. This is a victory for the Friends of Mannings Pit campaign group and for the whole community who have fought so hard to achieve this outcome.

National Apprenticeship Week 2018

It's National Apprenticeship Week and a good time to celebrate the 5310 Apprenticeship starts here in North Devon since 2010.

It's right that we should be celebrating the success apprenticeships and support those who choose this as their pathway into skilled employment.

Peter Heaton-Jones MP North Devon Journal Thursday 1 March 2018

The House of Commons doesn’t usually sit on a Friday, but last week was an exception. I stayed in Westminster with other colleagues to consider Private Members’ Bills, which are brought forward not by the government, but by individual backbench MPs.