Oliver Colvile

Plymouth MPs host Political Awareness Day

Students aged 16-plus from Plymouth’s schools were invited to attend a Political Awareness Day hosted by City MP’s Alison Seabeck MP, Oliver Colvile MP and Gary Streeter MP, in partnership with the Plymouth Excellence Cluster last week.

The three MPs, alongside the Excellence Cluster, have become concerned about increasing disillusionment amongst voters, particularly in relation to...

We need a government for the many, not the few

Luke Pollard, Labour's Parliamentary Candidate in Plymouth Sutton and Devonport, looks back on the party conference season.

As the party conference season draws to a close for another year there's little doubt who’s been setting the agenda. Ed Miliband and Labour have identified the real problem of living standards facing families in Plymouth, and laid out policies to help deal with...

Plymouth delegation meets David Cameron

Only hours after the disappointing news that Plymouth had not been shortlisted to be the City of Culture in 2017, a high level Plymouth delegation was meeting the Prime Minister to discuss other important issues affecting the city.

Plymouth MPs Oliver Colvile and Gary Streeter MP, Council leader Tudor Evans and Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive David Parlby met David Cameron in 10...

South West MPs sign up to first renewable energy manifesto

23 MPs demonstrated their support for the development of a world-leading renewable energy industry in the South West of England on 4 June, when they signed up to the UK’s first regional renewable energy manifesto at Westminster.

Those that signed up include Plymouth MPs Alison Seabeck and Oliver Colvile.

Launched today at the House of Commons by renewable energy not-for-profit...

Distinguished guests attend Plymouth Chamber annual dinner

Business delegates turned out in force earlier this month for Plymouth Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Business Dinner, which featured a compelling speech from Josephine Fairley, Co-founder of UK-based chocolate company, Green & Black’s.

Over 150 representatives from businesses around the South West attended the distinguished black-tie event, held on the evening of Friday 15 March...