Flood Barrage 'Essential', says MP

Conservative MP Ian Liddell-Grainger has called for Ministers to give top priority to a flood barrage across the River Parrett downstream from Bridgwater.

Shepton Town Councillors concerned over lack of public involvement

A group of Shepton Mallet Town Councillors express concerns that the Council has taken vital key decisions without any public consultation. The group are concerned that the council this has included the selling a key asset and rebranding the town.

MP welcomes 'Enlightened' Exmoor planning strategy

A more constructive approach to the problem of providing housing for young families on Exmoor has been promised by the National Park Authority - to the delight of the moor’s MP Ian Liddell-Grainger.

Time to Boost British Tourism

The Government should use the problems plaguing some of Britons’ traditional holiday destinations as a signal to promote the home tourism sector, says MP Ian Liddell-Grainger.

Exmoor planning 'Must become flexible'

New, flexible planning policies must be drawn up for Exmoor if the current chronic shortage of affordable housing is to be overcome, MP Ian Liddell-Grainger has warned.