Half of the new fleet will be built at AgustaWestland in Yeovil. The contract will have a significant impact on the UK supply chain, providing and sustaining jobs and apprenticeships.
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St Ives is a Conservative target in 2015. It's currently held by the Liberal Democrats, who won it in 2010 by 1719 votes - a 3.74% majority
Taunton Deane is a Conservative target for 2015. It’s currently held by the Liberal Democrats.
Tiverton and Honiton is considered a safe seat for the Conservatives, who have held the seat since its creation in 1997.