News

Thursday, 28 April, 2016

Yesterday local Member of Parliament for Torbay - Kevin Foster asked the following question; "I am sure that the Attorney General shares my surprise at some of the comments we are hearing about the idea of Britain having a system similar to that in many other countries....."

Wednesday, 27 April, 2016

Too many prisoners enter and leave prison without  qualifications.

Wednesday, 20 April, 2016

Kevin questioning the Prime Minister today about the future of our local hospital in Paignton.

 

Monday, 28 March, 2016

Both our local MP, Kevin Foster, and Alison Hernandez, our Police & Crime Commissioner Candidate were out with a campaign team consulting and talking to local residents in the Willows area today.

In spite of literally hale, rain and sunshine the team determinedly carried on and had the oportunity to meet and talk with many residents.

 

Friday, 25 March, 2016

We are cutting taxes for working people so they can keep more of the money they earn. From April next year the tax free personal allowance will rise to £11,500, a tax cut for 31 million people.

Thursday, 24 March, 2016

By providing extra money so every school in England becomes an academy, we are improving our schools so our children get the best start in life.

Wednesday, 23 March, 2016

On Thursday 5th May millions of people across England and Wales have the chance to elect their local Police and Crime Commissioner.

Over the last three and a half years, they have hired and fired chief constables, set local policing priorities and overseen budgets of hundreds of millions of pounds. With such an important role it is vital that we elect Conservative PCCs in our communities.

Wednesday, 23 March, 2016

TORQUAY councillor Nick Bye is the new chairman of Torbay Conservative Association.

He defeated sitting chairman Churston councillor Richard Haddock at a packed annual meeting last night at the Preston Conservative Club.

It was a reversal of the vote the year before. Deputy chairman political is former association agent Andrew Barrand.

Cllr Bye said:"It was a very positive meeting. We had well over a hundred people.

 

"There was a lot of fire and speeches and good questions, but clearly the great majority of people in the association want to unite and work together and support Kevin Foster as MP and Gordon Oliver as Mayor.

"The membership of the association is now well over 300 and a lot of the people involved in the successful election in May last year have joined.

Thursday, 17 March, 2016

Local MP Kevin Foster spoke in the Second Reading of the Investigatory Powers Bill recently. This new law will update and consolidate the powers that the security and intelligence agencies require to keep us safe in an increasingly dangerous world. At the same time, the law will maintain strict codes of practice and will introduce stronger privacy safeguards. 

Wednesday, 16 March, 2016

Local MP Kevin Foster was interviewed on BBC Spotlight about the closure of Torquay Magistrates' Court.

Kevin has been clear both in public, and in private with Government Ministers, that he does not agree with this decision, and he recently presented a petition to Parliament containing signatures of over 500 local residents urging the Government not to close the Court.