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Universal Credit Full Service (UCFS) roll out

Universal Credit Full Service (UCFS) rolls out on 5 September and it will apply to new claimants and those who have a change of circumstances that would mean they would usually make a new claim to one of the six benefits UCFS replaces. (JSA, ESA, IS, WTC, CTC and housing benefit).

Torbay MP Criticises Crosscountry Consultation

Torbay MP Criticises Crosscountry Consultation

Torbay’s MP Kevin Foster has reacted strongly to a consultation document issued by the Department for Transport which suggests reducing direct Crosscountry services to Torbay and describes it as part of the “Extremities of the Network”.

Parental Bereavement Leave

Last week a bill designed to create a system of statutory parental bereavement leave cleared its final stages in the House of Commons.

Foster's Fund Pays Out Another £1,500

Three Local Charities have received £1,500 to support their work after the latest round of donations from Foster’s Fund, the scheme set up by Kevin Foster MP.

Work Starts on £17m Hi-Tech Centre

Earlier today (20th April 2018) I joined students, staff and representatives from a range of bodies at the ground-breaking ceremony for South Devon College's brand new Hi-Tech and Digital Centre, which is set to open in September 2019.

Engaging with local schools

Upton St. James Primary School win Gold!

Upton St. James C of E Primary School is celebrating two national achievements this month.

The school is the first in Devon to receive a gold award from Unicef UK’s Rights Respecting Schools programme.