- West Country
- 3 updates
He was one of the most recognised politicians of the modern era, and today Michael Heseltine was in Cornwall telling business and political leaders they alone should shape the future of the county.
Lord Heseltine was on a visit to Pendennis shipyard in Falmouth. And his message was that THEY were the people best placed to make the Cornish economy a success. Our Business Correspondent Seth Conway reports.
Lord Heseltine has been in Cornwall today telling business and political leaders they alone should shape the future for the county.
At a visit to Pendennis shipyard in Falmouth where he meet the yard's apprentices, the former Conservative Deputy Prime Minister, said it's not the job of Government to instruct Cornwall.
Lord Heseltine is due in Cornwall to look at economic regeneration in action. The former deputy Prime Minister is visiting Pendennis Shipyard in Falmouth which is undergoing a £24 million expansion.
He'll meet apprentices and talk to business leaders. Then he's off to Falmouth University, and finally Truro College where he'll deliver a lunchtime speech.