Speeches in Parliament

Fly-tipping Adjournment Debate

Last Tuesday I led an adjournment debate on the serious issue of fly-tipping in rural areas. One million cases of fly-tipping were reported last year in English local authorities and the cost of clearing it up was £58 million.

Education Funding in Devon

This morning (Wednesday 18th January 2017) I spoke in the Westminster Hall debate on Education Funding in Devon. The current funding formula is unfair and while the proposals for the future funding formula are better there is still a need for improvement.

Housing and Planning Bill

Anne Marie spoke on the Housing and Planning Bill on Tuesday 3rd May to make her views clear on Community Right of Appeal and SUDs

Newton Abbot MP welcomes Budget as good for Micro-Businesses

Anne Marie Morris welcomes the Budget as good for business and good for micro-businesses in particular who will be encouraged to take on their first employee. She calls for a debate on rural fuel duty and for a reassessment of business rates in the next Budget.