Geoffrey Cox QC is MP for Torridge and West Devon

What has Geoffrey Cox QC been up to today?

Geoffrey Cox QC is MP for Torridge and West Devon and a member of the Conservative party.

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Thanks to all at Bideford Jobcentre for a really informative and useful visit and discussion with staff and local businesses about employment opportunities in Torridge. Congratulations to the team for one of the best records in the country for getting people into work.

Happy Reserves Day!
Reservists give up their spare time to serve in the Reserve Forces, balancing their civilian life with a military career. Thank you for the valuable contribution these individuals make to our Armed Forces. #ReservesDay

Delighted to visit Wings South West again to catch up with the wonderful work they are doing with young people in Torridge - and inspect the Wings entry for the Bideford Soapbox Derby on Sunday! Good luck to all!

Honoured and humbled to meet some of the Ukrainian families who have found sanctuary in Torridge and who told me their stories, their relief to be safe, and their anxieties about those at home. #SlavaUkraini

So impressed with #HelenHurford and her track record as local schoolteacher and primary school head. She will make a brilliant MP for Tiverton and Honiton. Proud to campaign for her today. https://www.devonlive.com/news/local-news/school-required-improvement-improves-much-3115357.amp

Proud to campaign for local schoolteacher, primary school head, and fine Conservative candidate for Tiverton and Honiton #HelenHurford today.

Delighted to visit the site of Torridge District Council’s exciting new levelling up bid for a maritime and clean energy technology research and development centre at Appledore Middle Dock, which has been associated with shipbuilding for 400 years.

Thank you to Principal Gareth Smith and Holsworthy Community College staff and pupils for an interesting and informative visit and discussions on the school and it’s progress today.

Proud to light the Lamerton Jubilee Beacon last night. While keeping the crowd at a safe distance! Well done to all concerned for the wonderful parish celebrations!

Good and constructive meeting with Torridge and West Devon Conservative councillors to discuss constituency interests this morning. Delighted to welcome our three new by election winners in the last 6 months!

Proud to participate again in the St George’s Day Parade and service at St Eustachius’ Church for the renewal of promises of the West Devon Scouts today. Well done to all Beavers, Cubs and Scouts!

Thanks to CEO Steve Hearse and Finance Manager, David Heyes, of Torridge District Council for accompanying me today to see Local Government Minister Kemi Badenoch to discuss TDC’s financial settlement, rural service delivery and housing problems in rural and coastal areas.

The UK Government must get serious about food security https://hansard.parliament.uk/Commons/2022-02-23/debates/1F27C928-FD9C-409E-804E-C2B5187D7A34/details

Many thanks to the thriving Bideford Target Shooting Club for arranging a fascinating visit and tour of their excellent range and facilities. Clubs perform an important role in teaching the responsible use and understanding of firearms. One of only 2 100 metre ranges in Devon!

Nominations are open now for the @BBCDevon Make a Difference Awards. Honour someone who makes a difference in our local communities. See details at: http://bbc.in/makeadifference

Entries close at 11pm on 29/04/2022

Thank you to the Trustees and Director of the iconic Burton Art Gallery in Bideford for an informative and enjoyable visit to discuss their ambitions for the future and to view the latest exhibition with St Mary’s School 4th year including the manuscript of Jane Eyre!

MP visit to Noteworthy Farm kicks off Tourism Week https://www.thepost.uk.com/news/business/mp-visit-to-noteworthy-farm-kicks-off-tourism-week-540348

Proud to support English Tourism week by visiting Noteworthy Farm Camping and Caravan Site in Pancrasweek and plant a tree for the Queen’s Green Canopy. My thanks to the Snook-Bevis family for their wonderful hospitality!

Great article in the #NorthDevonGazette about my #MdS2022 run for #WWTW. Sincere thanks to @Geoffrey_Cox for all his tremendous support, encouragement and sponsorship. Fly out tomorrow, still time for more sponsors, thank you all https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/James-Ryan-1982?utm_campaign=lc_frp_share_transaction_transactional_--_donation_received_--_nth_donation&utm_content=cacc8c48-4d40-4f29-90be-a9df677d68d5&utm_medium=email&utm_source=postoffice&utm_term=1646921828727 https://www.northdevongazette.co.uk/news/bideford-resident-meets-mp-before-finishing-marathon-8774030 https://twitter.com/james_DevonDad/status/1506670701494902791

James @james_DevonDad

£4000 raised so far, 80% of my target, just the boost I needed to get me to the start line IN 4 DAYS, thank you!!! Nerves kicking in but just need to trust in my own obstinacy (usually a good bet) #WWTW #MdS2022 #ultramarathon #running https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/James-Ryan-1982?utm_campaign=lc_frp_share_transaction_transactional_--_donation_received_--_nth_donation&utm_content=cacc8c48-4d40-4f29-90be-a9df677d68d5&utm_medium=email&utm_source=postoffice&utm_term=1646921828727 https://twitter.com/james_DevonDad/status/1505912565909573635

Bideford resident James Ryan meets MP before completing marathon https://www.northdevongazette.co.uk/news/bideford-resident-meets-mp-before-finishing-marathon-8774030

Delighted to celebrate the installation of the much needed new ice machine at Appledore Fish Dock, working with local fish processors and sellers and @torridgedc⁩ to promote great fish from Torridge and Northern Devon.

Please sponsor ex Royal Engineer and Bideford resident James Ryan attempting the epic Marathon Des Sables for Walking with the Wounded and help him reach his fund raising target. He’s nearly there! https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/james-ryan-1982

Whatever political disagreements one might have with Lord Pannick, the suggestion that he possessed any conflict of interest or that he is to be identified with the views and conduct of his client is absurd and dangerous. @JoshuaRozenberg https://rozenberg.substack.com/p/pannick-responds?s=r&utm_campaign=post&utm_medium=web

“It will require us to relearn strategies, tactics and virtues at odds with the hyper-emotional performative stupidity and instant gratification of the Twitter era. Our elites will need to reprogramme themselves psychologically, economically and militarily, read some history,

Pleased to speak to @ThomasByrneTD and @BritishIrishPA this morning.

Russian aggression in #Ukraine has brought into shard focus the importance of our friendship and cooperation. We share the same goal on the Protocol: protecting peace and prosperity in Northern Ireland.

Wonderful to see the Tavistock Guildhall transformed into a superb historic visitor gateway centre for the West Devon and Cornwall Mining Landscape World Heritage Site. Thanks to Dr Gerry Parlby of the Tavistock Heritage Trust and Councillor Ursula Mann for their guided tour.

Delighted to visit successful Holsworthy Business, Harpers Feeds and meet some of it’s over 100 local employees to discuss Holsworthy matters. Thanks to Bill Harper and the team!

Congratulations to our superb Conservative candidate, David Turnbull for gaining a seat on West Devon Borough Council today in Tavistock North. Well done to all other candidates on their campaigns also.

I've #justsponsored James Ryan, who's fundraising for Walking With The Wounded on @JustGiving. Donate now https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/James-Ryan-1982?experiments=donate_now_track_click&successType=StaticDonateButtonClick?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=socpledgemobile&utm_content=James-Ryan-1982?experiments=donate_now_track_click&successType=StaticDonateButtonClick&utm_campaign=post-pledge-mobile&utm_term=k5wvQ6mbq

Delighted that Appledore’s own Fort Hill has been recognised and protected as a Scheduled Historic Monument after a great campaign by local residents that I was proud to help. Thanks to Nick Arnold for making the new research about this important site come alive yesterday.

Please to meet representatives of the Devon and Cornwall Police Federation today to discuss policing matters. My thanks to Inspector Andy Berry.

Thank you to the CEO of NDHT for a very useful briefing on Covid and other matters today. Currently 7 Covid in patients at NDDH.

Wonderful service of music, Dickens readings of the highest quality and celebration from St Bartholomew the Great Church. “A Christmas Carol": a Dickensian Carol Service https://youtu.be/igXI76SxhZE via @YouTube

Every adult in the country now needs to get a COVID-19 booster vaccine, because two doses does not give you enough protection against catching Omicron.

Get boosted now for yourself, your friends and your family 👉 http://soc.devon.cc/YTNxy

After a long campaign I understand that Dartmoor prison will remain open and not close in 2023. Vindication for staff and all who do great work and volunteer there. Well done to John Mumford who never gave up hope and kept making the case for Dartmoor which I was proud to help.

Congratulations to our superb Conservative candidate, Carrie Woodhouse for gaining a seat on a Torridge District Council in Northam today. Well done to all other candidates on their campaigns also.

Backing Britannia
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Congratulations to Angela Blackman for gaining a seat from the Lib Dems in Bere Ferrers today and with it Conservative control of the West Devon Council. Well done to all other candidates on their campaigns also.

“In the next week or so this House, the nation and the Right Honourable (Gentleman) himself will learn of what metal (he) is made”. “There’s nothing virtuous about the state recklessly wasting our money https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2021/10/26/nothing-virtuous-state-recklessly-wasting-money/

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