Local News

Update on Paignton Hospital

South Devon and Torbay Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) provided a stakeholder update yesterday, 7th March, regarding their plans to reconfigure local NHS services.

Unfair Car Parking Charges Update

Since July 2016 Kevin Foster MP has been conducting a local survey into unfair private car parking charges in Torbay.

Kev's Column - 28th February 2017

GIVEN the recent stories about closures in our NHS, it was welcome to attend the opening of the new critical care unit (CCU) at Torbay Hospital last week, writes Torbay MP Kevin Foster.

Future of Paignton Hospital - Meeting held this morning


South Devon and Torbay Clinical Commissioning Group's Governing Body met this morning at Newton Abbot Racecourse to approve their plan to close Paignton Hospital. They propose that the building will be sold and the money will be reinvested in local services. 

Grammar School Funding in Torbay

Local MP Kevin Foster was delighted to welcome the 3 very proactive Headteachers of our local grammar schools to Westminster this morning.

Kevin Foster MP comments on National Funding Formula

I am aware that both Torquay Girls Grammar School (TGGS) and Torquay Boys Grammar School (TBGS) have asked parents to write to me about the funding formula that is currently being consulted on by the Government.