Ben Bradshaw MP

Working Hard for Exeter

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I received correspondence from a number of constituents and local estate agents back in the early autumn regarding serious delays to Exeter City Council's administration of land searches which threatened to jeopardise house moves for those both buying and selling.  I wrote to Exeter City Council who were fully aware of the problem, made it clear that the delays were unacceptable and apologised to those affected.  

Council Progress Tackling Land Searches

I received correspondence from a number of constituents and local estate agents back in the early autumn regarding serious delays to Exeter City Council's administration of land searches which threatened to jeopardise house moves for those both buying... Read more

Below are my five tips for Labour candidates and MPs on how to deal with the Green Party.

5 Tips for Labour on Dealing with the Green Party

Below are my five tips for Labour candidates and MPs on how to deal with the Green Party. Read more

I was pleased to welcome Labour's Shadow Chancellor, Ed Balls, to Exeter on Friday to talk to local business people.  You can read about his visit here and here.

Shadow Chancellor Visits Exeter

I was pleased to welcome Labour's Shadow Chancellor, Ed Balls, to Exeter on Friday to talk to local business people.  You can read about his visit here and here.

The below graphs show the deteriorating situation facing our A&E departments under this Government.

Accident and Emergency Services

The below graphs show the deteriorating situation facing our A&E departments under this Government. Read more

At yesterday's statement on English Votes for English Laws I asked about the over-centralisation of powers in London and the need for more meaningful control in the regions.

My Question on English Devolution

At yesterday's statement on English Votes for English Laws I asked about the over-centralisation of powers in London and the need for more meaningful control in the regions. Read more

Below, finally, is a letter from NHS England on the Devon NHS funding crisis and my reply.

NHS England Letter on Funding Crisis and My Reply

Below, finally, is a letter from NHS England on the Devon NHS funding crisis and my reply. Read more

Below is the transcript of my debate in the House of Commons earlier today on NHS rationing in Devon, and which has forced a u-turn on some of these rationing decisions, although the fight is not over yet.

My Debate on Devon NHS Rationing

Below is the transcript of my debate in the House of Commons earlier today on NHS rationing in Devon, and which has forced a u-turn on some of these rationing... Read more

Below is a letter from the Chief Executive of the NHS Trust Development Authority about the relationship between Northern Devon Healthcare Trust and NEW Devon CCG.

Relationship between NHS Trust and CCG

Below is a letter from the Chief Executive of the NHS Trust Development Authority about the relationship between Northern Devon Healthcare Trust and NEW Devon CCG. Read more

Just an hour before my debate in the House of Commons on NHS rationing in Devon, NEW Devon CCG wrote to inform me that they are dropping plans to block operations for smokers and the obese.  Below is the letter outlining the changes.

 

Devon CCG Letter on NHS Rationing

Just an hour before my debate in the House of Commons on NHS rationing in Devon, NEW Devon CCG wrote to inform me that they are dropping plans to block operations... Read more

Below is a statement from the Royal National Institute of Blind People speaking out against plans to ration treatment for people losing their sight in Devon.

Blind Charity Speaks Out Against Devon NHS Rationing

Below is a statement from the Royal National Institute of Blind People speaking out against plans to ration treatment for people losing their sight in Devon. Read more

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