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Totnes MP: health targets distort medical priorities

The Totnes Conservative MP Sarah Wollaston has suggested that the desire to meet targets for seeing patients in accident and emergency could distort clinical priorities.

Ms Wollaston, who chairs the Health Select committee, raised the issue with Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt during a debate about the current pressure on casualty departments.


MP's Islamic veil comments cause Twitter backlash

Sarah Wollaston's tweets on 'offensive' Islamic veils

The Totnes MP Sarah Wollaston says Islamic veils are an 'intolerable subjugation of women which should not be allowed to masquerade as freedom.'


Tory MP refuses to stop government tweet attacks

Dr Sarah Wollaston MP (Con, Totnes), says she will not stop criticising the Government on Twitter, despite the fact that Labour have used her comments to attack Government policies. Here is a sample from her Twitter feed:

Demands for inquiry over MP spy allegations

It's alleged a Conservative minister in the 1960s, who was also a Devon MP, sold information about his colleagues and Parliament to communist spies.

Czech Security Service files are reported to reveal Raymond Mawby, who died in 1990, was in its pay for a decade.

Today in Parliament, the current MP for Totnes, Sarah Wollaston, called for a full inquiry.