Plymouth City Council is to urge the Government to carry out a feasibility study on extending the M5 beyond ExeterRead the full story ›
It's been an autumn that few in Westminster are likely to forget - the clock is ticking for Brexit negotiations - but as fresh sex scandals rock the House of Commons, and pre-budget battle lines are already being drawn, are we heading for a winter of discontent?
Joining David Wood for this month's episode of The West Country Debate:
- Ben Bradshaw, the Labour MP for Exeter
- Wera Hobhouse, the Liberal Democrat MP for Bath
- James Gray, the Conservative MP for North Wiltshire.
Watch the full programme below:
The former Prime Minister has asked for the Universal Credit scheme to be axed, as he spoke to ITV West Country during his local visit.Read the full story ›
Former Prime Minister David Cameron is reported to have paid £2m for a house on the coast of North Cornwall.Read the full story ›
Plymouth Tory MP Johnny Mercer says the Conservatives are still 'punch drunk' after the last general electionRead the full story ›
Labour MP Kerry McCarthy claims suspended Kelvin Hopkins told her that he "dreamed about" her in a letter and sent others over 20 years.Read the full story ›
A proposal to lower the voting age to 16 is supported by West Country MPs Kerry McCarthy and Luke Pollard.Read the full story ›
It follows the shock resignation of Sir Michael Fallon last night in the wake of sexual harassment claims at Westminster.Read the full story ›
The former Ukip donor and Leave.EU chairman ridiculed news that the elections watchdog is examining his multi-million-pound funding.Read the full story ›
Brexit campaigner Arron Banks is being investigated by the elections watchdog over whether he breached campaign finance rules on donations in last year's EU referendum.
The Electoral Commission said it will probe whether the former UKIP donor and Leave. EU chairman may have committed offences over donations or loans made to campaigners in the referendum.
Responding, Mr Banks tweeted, "Gosh I'm terrified."
Investigations are now looking into whether the South Gloucestershire millionaire businessman breached campaign finance rules.