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Central Devon MP Thanks Constituents After Re-Election

RE-ELECTED MP for Central Devon Mel Stride has thanked his constituents for their faith in him after they returned him to Parliament for a fourth term. Mr Stride, whose share of the vote has increased in each General Election he has fought since entering Parliament in 2010, received 32,095 votes, ahead of Labour’s Lisa Robillard Webb on 14,374, a majority of 17,721. Mr Stride said:

“I am very grateful to everyone who came out to vote for me and indeed for everyone who voted. The best way to preserve our democracy is to participate in it and I am encouraged that turnout in Central Devon was 77.5% – 10% higher than the national average.”

Councillor Mike Davies, Chairman of the Central Devon Conservative Association, said:

“Mel has been an incredibly hard-working and effective MP and his comprehensive win couldn’t be a clearer sign of the electorate in Central Devon wanting both Conservative representation locally and a Conservative Government nationally.”

Mr Stride has set out his priorities for the next term which will include raising wages and lowering the tax burden for the lowest paid workers, ensuring the Government delivers on its promise of more education funding for Devon, tackling climate change and supporting our small businesses. He will also work hard to preserve local healthcare provision, to secure the best possible Brexit deal for our farmers, to maintain our rural post office network, to increase superfast broadband coverage in Central Devon and make sure Devon and Cornwall Police receive their fair share of increase national expenditure on policing.

ENDS

Latest Campaigning News

Latest Campaigning News

We have created this category to keep people up to date with Mel’s campaign trail. We will be posting where Mel has been and photos of the journey.

 

Mel Stride Central Devon Parliamentary Candidate

Mel Stride Central Devon Parliamentary Candidate

Central Devon Conservatives are busy supporting our Parliamentary Candidate Mel Stride in the General Election on Thursday 12th December.

Please find more about Mel and his record of action as an MP until Parliament was dissolved on 5th November on this website, as well as more information about the constituency of Central Devon.

 

Jacob Rees Mogg Dinner

Jacob Rees Mogg Dinner

Members and supporters of Central Devon Conservatives flocked to the Fingle Glen Hotel in Tedburn St Mary for the Association’s Annual Constituency Dinner. The sold-out event saw our local MP Mel Stride address the 140 guests and introduce guest speaker Jacob Rees-Mogg MP.

Jacob Reece Mogg Speaking at Central Devon Dinner
Jacob Reece Mogg Speaking at Central Devon Dinner

 

Mel welcomed JRM warmly & lightheartedly said despite him taking his job and car!
JRM said Boris was reinvigorating the Party and a charismatic leader. He was bringing the Party back together, and starting to change the political debate onto new & traditional Tory Party policies & strengths. He went on to say that Brexit needs to be done which removes the impetus for the Brexit Party, however Parliament is saying they will not support the Government and will not let there be a general election.
Jeremy Lee, Mel Stride and Mike Davies with Jacob Reece Mogg

Association Chairman Councillor Mike Davies said: “It was a really enjoyable and interesting evening. Both Mel and Jacob spoke very well and the Q&A allowed members to quiz Jacob on a variety of topics. It was good to see a real mix of people come to the event, from young university students to long standing members who have supported our Association for many years.”

Councillors

Councillors

Find details of all our hard working county and district Councillors on this website

District Councils

District Councils

Councillors in Central Devon cover four local district / borough authority areas – Teignbridge, West Devon, Mid Devon and East Devon. We also have Devon County Council members too.

Budget

Budget

Central Devon MP Mel Stride with Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond as he delivers the Autumn Budget