News

Million Pound Dose of Congestion Relief

Kevin Foster, Conservative Parliamentary Spokesman for Torbay, has today (Friday 27th September 2013) welcomed news that the Government has approved £1,050,000 of Pinch Point Funding for the bay as part of an £80m investment package nationally.

Coastal Fund Boost As Labour Plan Tourist Tax Hit

Kevin Foster, Conservative Parliamentary Spokesman for Torbay, has today welcomed news that the Government will extend the Coastal Communities Fund into 2014-15, but warned work to improve the bay’s economy could be undone by a Tourist Tax planned by Labour.

Anger At Torquay Fire Cut Vote

The Conservative Parliamentary Spokesman for Torbay, Kevin Foster, has given his reaction to the vote by members of Devon and Somerset Fire Authority to downgrade Fire Cover at Torquay Fire Station.

Paignton Fire Raises Cut Questions

Questions to be answered about how proposed cut to the bay’s fire cover would have affected response to Paignton Fire ahead of crucial Fire Authority vote.

Michael Gove Visits Ellacombe Academy

The Secretary of State For Education, Michael Gove MP, today (Friday 28th June 2013) visited Ellacombe Academy in Torquay to see for himself the improvements made by a local school since its conversion to academy status.

Let The Bay Decide On Europe

Kevin Foster, Conservative Parliamentary Spokesman for Torbay, is urging people from across the bay to back a Conservative bid to secure the first EU referendum in 40 years by signing up to an online campaign.