Westcountry MPs will discuss the impact of changes to term-time holiday rules at Westminster laterRead the full story ›
The Conservative MP for Central Devon Mel Stride has said it is likely he will support the Government position during the Commons' debate on Thursday but he wishes to take part in the discussion and hear from other MPs first.
The Conservative MP for Tiverton and Honiton Neil Parish said he will listen to the debate and is 90 percent likely to support the Government's response to claims that the Syrian regime used poison gas on its people.
Mr Parish said; "We are not putting in any ground forces and the bombing is restricted to Military chemical weapons. I am not filled with enthusiasm but I agree that action is needed because of Assad's use of Chemical weapons."
The Conservative MP for South West Devon Gary Streeter has told ITV News West Country he will support a limited missile strike but definitely not troops on the ground or involvement in the civil war.
The speaker of the House of Commons, John Bercow, was keeping pupils in order today.
He visited Saltash Community school to speak to sixth formers about life in the Commons and why he believes it's important for young people to engage in politics.
Mr Bercow said: "People in the south west feel that they are cut off disregarded, neglected, ignored and therefore quite apart from the sheer fun of coming to what is a beautiful part of the country, coming has a symbolic significance.
"Perhaps I'm showing parliament is interested."
Kathy Wardle reports on the pasty industry's reaction to a Government turnaround on putting VAT on hot pasties.
Ann Muller of Ann's Pasties on the Lizard will not have to pay the VAT. She says, "My pasties are freshly baked, I don't keep anything in a hot cabinet. So the pasties are either hot or warm or cold. It was going to be really difficult to put this tax on without it seeming ridiculous".
Treasury Minister David Gauke MP speaks about the Governments decision to amend the proposed 'Pasty Tax'
The government has made a U turn on the so called 'Pasty Tax' after a long campaign from those against itRead the full story ›
Stephen Gilbert, the Liberal Democrat MP for St Austell and Newquay is overjoyed by the Government turnaround on the so-called Pasty Tax