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I am honoured to have been elected as the Member of Parliament for the Devizes Constituency at the 2010 General Election and will do my utmost to repay your trust.  I hope that this site will give you a good idea of what I stand for and believe in.  I think it is very important that everyone involved in politics works to make their views and the democratic process as transparent and accessible as possible, so please do look around the site, let me have your feedback and contact me if you would like more information on anything. 

There are many wonderful independent shops in the towns and villages across the Devizes Constituency and and I have launched a competition to recognise the best!  Please vote for your favourite independent shop in Devizes, Marlborough, Tidworth or in a Small Town or Village in the Devizes Constituency. Vote Now 

28 JUL 2014

Gazette and Herald Column 24th July

The phrase "vertical learning curve" characterises the last few days as I get to grips with my new job, although I have been helped immeasurably by the local work we have already done on rail services as it has given me a good understanding of the huge electrification project in our region, the service requirements for the First Great Western Franchise currently under discussion and the vital importance of fast frequent and direct train links from Pewsey and Bedwyn for the economy of central Wiltshire. Click here to read more...

22 JUL 2014

Claire Perry welcomes fairer funding for local schools

Claire Perry MP welcomes the Government announcement that schools in some of the least fairly funded local areas in the country will benefit from a £390 million cash boost in the biggest step towards fairer schools funding in a decade. Click here to read more...

21 JUL 2014

Gazette and Herald Column 17th July

As I mentioned a few columns ago, one of my local priorities is to see healthy and vibrant High Streets across the Constituency as not only does this make for vibrant local communities but also offer business opportunities for many talented local entrepreneurs. Click here to read more...

15 JUL 2014

Claire Perry wants to find the best Independent Shop in the Devizes Constituency

Today Claire Perry MP has launched the Shop Local Awards to find the best local independent shop in the Devizes Constituency. Click here to read more...

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