Sheryll Murray speeches and questions

Recent speeches by Sheryll Murray (live RSS feed)

  • Prime Minister’s Statement (19 Oct 2019)
    Sheryll Murray: Will my right hon. Friend reassure the fishermen in my constituency that he will put right the wrong heaped on them more than 40 years ago, and that they will get a better share of fish from UK waters?
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armed Forces: Finance (1 Oct 2019)
    Sheryll Murray: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether a proportion of the additional £2.2 billion announced in the Spending Round 2019 for the armed forces can be allocated towards increasing the headcount of procurement-related civil servants and support services.
  • Active Travel — [Mr Adrian Bailey in the Chair] (9 Jul 2019)
    Sheryll Murray: I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Witney (Robert Courts) on securing the debate. I would like to draw the Minister’s attention to an excellent opportunity to support an important cycling infrastructure plan in my constituency. The route would link Liskeard, Looe and Plymouth and is expected to bring up to £3 million per year into the important local tourism economy. A detailed...
  • EU Structural Funds: Least Developed Regions — [Siobhain McDonagh in the Chair] (26 Jun 2019)
    Sheryll Murray: It is an absolute pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Ms McDonagh. I congratulate the hon. Member for Sheffield Central (Paul Blomfield) on securing this debate, which is important to my constituency of South East Cornwall as we prepare to leave the EU and seize the growth and trade opportunities that Brexit offers. I am grateful for the opportunity to make a brief contribution and am...
  • EU Structural Funds: Least Developed Regions — [Siobhain McDonagh in the Chair] (26 Jun 2019)
    Sheryll Murray: Does the hon. Gentleman accept that we have already contributed that money to the European Union and are getting it back?
  • A38 Improvements (19 Jun 2019)
    Sheryll Murray: I beg to move, That this House has considered A38 road improvements. It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Sir Lindsay. I am delighted to see so many hon. Friends here today to talk about the A38, which runs through their constituencies and mine. The A38, between Bodmin, Plymouth and Exeter, is one of the two arterial roads connecting Cornwall with the rest of the United...
  • A38 Improvements (19 Jun 2019)
    Sheryll Murray: I completely agree. My hon. Friend might like to take note of what we did in the south-west with regard to this road by working together on a cross-party basis with local authorities. That might be a model that he could take forward.
  • A38 Improvements (19 Jun 2019)
    Sheryll Murray: Later, I will thank all of the people who have helped, but I must say that I am really grateful for the interaction that we have had with and the input from Plymouth City Council, both before the last election and since; both administrations were very supportive of our getting something done on this road. I wish to put on the record our thanks to all of our partners, who are providing a...
  • A38 Improvements (19 Jun 2019)
    Sheryll Murray: I completely agree. At the moment, the entrance to Bodmin Parkway railway station prevents many people from using that vital rail link, and I agree with Cornwall Council and my hon. Friend that it urgently needs significant improvement. The A38 in South East Cornwall has several challenges, some of which are shared with the city of Plymouth and with the Plymouth to Exeter routes. I refer to...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Topical Questions (13 May 2019)
    Sheryll Murray: As has been mentioned, the proportion of self-employed people in South East Cornwall is higher than the national average, showing that my constituents have an entrepreneurial spirit. What is my right hon. Friend’s Department doing to support self-employed people in Cornwall and across the country to make their businesses an increasing success?
  • Cabinet Office and the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster: Nancy Astor: Centenary of Election (24 Apr 2019)
    Sheryll Murray: What plans the Government have to use the centenary of Nancy Astor’s election to encourage more women to stand for public office.
  • Cabinet Office and the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster: Nancy Astor: Centenary of Election (24 Apr 2019)
    Sheryll Murray: Will my right hon. Friend join me in welcoming plans to commemorate Lady Nancy Astor, the first woman to take her seat in the House of Commons, with a statue in Plymouth?
  • Cabinet Office and the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster: Topical Questions (24 Apr 2019)
    Sheryll Murray: Will my hon. Friend join me in welcoming the fact that disabled candidates in the forthcoming local elections will, thanks to this Government, be able to access dedicated disability-related funding to support the specific needs they face, without it counting towards elections expenses?
  • Business of the House (24 April): Looe Flood Protection Project (23 Apr 2019)
    Sheryll Murray: It is a pleasure to see the Under-Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, my hon. Friend the Member for Suffolk Coastal (Dr Coffey) on the Front Bench to respond to my debate. The town of Looe, in my constituency, will be familiar to many right hon. and hon. Members, and to millions of people across the country, for its glorious scenery, fishing heritage and working port,...
  • Business of the House (24 April): Looe Flood Protection Project (23 Apr 2019)
    Sheryll Murray: I do agree with the hon. Gentleman and am sure that my hon. Friend the Minister has heard his concerns. Currently, flooding extends over 2.5 hectares. This at-risk area includes essential services and facilities such as the GP surgery, the police station, main food stores and cafes, as well as the fish market, which accounts for 10% of landings in Cornwall and is a national centre for the...
  • Housing, Communities and Local Government: Coastal Communities: Funding (8 Apr 2019)
    Sheryll Murray: What recent progress his Department has made on the allocation of funding to coastal communities.
  • Housing, Communities and Local Government: Coastal Communities: Funding (8 Apr 2019)
    Sheryll Murray: Flooding is a real threat to our coastal communities. Will my hon. Friend ensure that construction of new infrastructure in Looe is fully funded to maintain the town’s economic viability and future prosperity?
  • Housing, Communities and Local Government: Topical Questions (8 Apr 2019)
    Sheryll Murray: The south-west has fantastic economic potential and further ambitions for growth. Does the Minister recognise that the great south west is on a par with the northern powerhouse? Will he ensure we receive the same high-profile support from his Department?