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Prime Minister David Cameron and his wife Samantha have been spotted catching surf and quality time together at Polzeath in Cornwall.Read the full story ›
Prime Minister David Cameron and his wife Samantha are holidaying in Cornwall this week.
The couple have been photographed at the Galleon Beach Cafe in Polzeath, one of their favourite holiday spots.
The family spend time in Cornwall every summer.
The Prime Minister has promised there won't be any further cuts to our defence budget on a visit to Devonport Navy base this afternoon. This comes at a time when the number of warships in our navy has fallen to a record low.
The number of ships and the numbers of people working at the naval base has been in steady decline for decades. The fleet has shrunk hugely since the end of the Cold War. Twenty years ago there were around fifty major warships, in the surface fleet - including three aircraft carriers. That's now been cut to two, only one of which will operational.
In terms of staffing, the number of people in the Royal Navy has dropped below thirty thousand. That means a lot less work for Babcock, and the civilian dockyard workers where numbers have falled from twelve thousand twenty years ago to fewer than four thousand now.
But today the Prime Minister told ITV News the defence budget won't go below two per cent of GDP, Britain's total earnings.
First time voter Dan Atkins got more than he bargained for when he went to meet the Prime Minister in his home village of Norton-sub-Hamdon.
The 19 year old asked David Cameron for a selfie and was surprised when he said yes.
David Cameron says voters in the West Country could make the difference in whether the Conservatives or another party form a government after the general election.
He's been outlining his plans for the first 100 days after the election at a rally near Yeovil. He says it's one of 23 key seats he needs to keep his party in power. He's targeting other seats in the region too.
David Cameron has said the economy is the issue at the heart of the campaign as he continued on the election trial with a speech in Norton-sub-Hamdon in Somerset.
Mr Cameron set out the Conservatives' programme for government in its first 100 days if it is re-elected to power and said Labour should not be given a second chance with the country's finances.
In a hard-hitting interview with the Prime Minister, Ian Axton asks where the cuts are going to fall to meet Conservative spending plans. Ian was speaking to David Cameron in the constituency of Camborne and Redruth, where a quarter of a families claim benefits.
The Prime Minister has made an economic pledge to Cornwall today - setting out plans to create 15,000 new jobs, 5,000 new primary school places, and more money for the local NHS and roads.
He also said he would make a sports stadium for Cornwall a priority. The Cornish Pirates rugby club, which supports the Stadium 4 Cornwall campaign and would want to move to a future stadium, reacted positively to the promise.
We welcome the Prime Minister’s comments and now look to local politicians to deliver what the people of Cornwall want and need ... We remain 100% committed to working with the other Stadium Partners on taking our scheme for S4C back to Cornwall’s planning committee in June.
The Prime Minister's visit to Cornwall today has included an interview with Ian Axton, which you can see on ITV at 6pm tonight. Here's a short clip of the Conservative leader dismissing UKIP's electoral chances, after Ian grilled him about whether he'd do a deal with them.