Update From MP Derek Thomas

Derek Thomas, MP for the St Ives Constituency which includes the Isles of the Scilly. 

Derek Thomas, MP for the St Ives Constituency which includes the Isles of the Scilly. 

This week Derek Thomas the MP for the St Ives constituency which includes the Isles of Scilly, spoke to Will to talk about some of the pressing national and local matters.

On the agenda was his views and thoughts on Prime Minister Theresa May's leadership. the Conservative Party conference and the ongoing Brexit negotiations.

Matters closer to home in the Isles of Scilly and West Cornwall included, the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust being put into special measures, the proposal to to reintroduce a regular scheduled helicopter service to the islands. Others included education in Scilly and the work Derek is doing with regards to the environment and protection of birds with the Isles of Scilly Seabird Recovery project. 

We'll be speaking to Derek on a monthly bases from now on so if you have any questions you would like us to put to him please email us at studio@radioscilly.com. Will started off by asking Derek to update us on the recents developments on the Brexit negotiations what the PM had to say on the matter - listen below.