Johnny Mercer

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Johnny Mercer told : “What we’re trying to do is deal with this pandemic at the moment and deal with it in the most sensible way,” External link

chroniclelive Monday, October 19, 2020 12:26:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer told : “What we’re trying to do is deal with this pandemic at the moment and deal with it in the most sensible way,” External link

nottinghampost Sunday, October 18, 2020 10:43:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer told : “What we’re trying to do is deal with this pandemic at the moment and deal with it in the most sensible way,” External link

stokesentinel Sunday, October 18, 2020 8:20:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer told : “What we’re trying to do is deal with this pandemic at the moment and deal with it in the most sensible way,” External link

bristolpost Sunday, October 18, 2020 7:21:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer told : “What we’re trying to do is deal with this pandemic at the moment and deal with it in the most sensible way,” External link

thecourier Sunday, October 18, 2020 6:09:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer told : “What we’re trying to do is deal with this pandemic at the moment and deal with it in the most sensible way,” External link

southwales-eveningpost Sunday, October 18, 2020 6:08:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer told : “What we’re trying to do is deal with this pandemic at the moment and deal with it in the most sensible way,” External link

surreymirror Sunday, October 18, 2020 6:07:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer told : “What we’re trying to do is deal with this pandemic at the moment and deal with it in the most sensible way,” External link

coventrytelegraph Sunday, October 18, 2020 5:56:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer told : “What we’re trying to do is deal with this pandemic at the moment and deal with it in the most sensible way,” External link

derbytelegraph Sunday, October 18, 2020 5:50:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer told : “What we’re trying to do is deal with this pandemic at the moment and deal with it in the most sensible way,” External link

pressandjournal Sunday, October 18, 2020 5:48:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer told : “What we’re trying to do is deal with this pandemic at the moment and deal with it in the most sensible way,” External link

gloucestercitizen Sunday, October 18, 2020 5:41:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer told : “What we’re trying to do is deal with this pandemic at the moment and deal with it in the most sensible way,” External link

msn-uk Sunday, October 18, 2020 5:33:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer told : “What we’re trying to do is deal with this pandemic at the moment and deal with it in the most sensible way,” External link

chesterfirst Sunday, October 18, 2020 5:11:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "I don't think anybody's to blame. I think it's a really difficult situation that people are doing their very best in. " External link

plymouthherald Friday, October 9, 2020 8:41:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer added : "What we have done is make it absolutely clear there is no place for this behaviour in the Armed Forces. All allegations are thoroughly investigated and appropriate support provided to the victims, be they serving or veteran" External link

chroniclelive Monday, September 28, 2020 8:31:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer added ( about The UK ) : “The UK will never put the Armed Forces above the law,” “On the contrary, we hold our people to the highest standards. Whenever the Armed Forces embark on operations outside the UK, our people and their chain of command are bound to abide by the criminal law of England and Wales, as well as international humanitarian law as set out in the Geneva Conventions” External link

telegraph Wednesday, September 23, 2020 1:44:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "This legislation is not about providing an amnesty or putting troops above the law but protecting them from lawyers intent on rewriting history to line their own pockets. " External link

belfasttelegraph Wednesday, September 23, 2020 10:38:00 AM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : “It’s not about an amnesty for troops but about protecting them from lawyers intent on rewriting history to line their own pockets” External link

thesun Wednesday, September 23, 2020 4:13:00 AM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : “the issue around limitation is, I am afraid, misunderstood, because it is not from the point of when the injury happened or the incident that caused the injury; it is from the point of awareness or the point of diagnosis” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, September 21, 2020 4:47:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : “We are determined to clamp down on all types of unacceptable behaviour in defence, and this portal will sit alongside other initiatives such as our 24/7 bullying and harassment helpline” External link

southwalesargus Friday, September 18, 2020 5:06:00 AM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : “We are determined to clamp down on all types of unacceptable behaviour in defence, and this portal will sit alongside other initiatives such as our 24/7 bullying and harassment helpline” External link

yorkpress Friday, September 18, 2020 4:32:00 AM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : “We are determined to clamp down on all types of unacceptable behaviour in defence, and this portal will sit alongside other initiatives such as our 24/7 bullying and harassment helpline” External link

pressandjournal Friday, September 18, 2020 3:41:00 AM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : “We are determined to clamp down on all types of unacceptable behaviour in defence, and this portal will sit alongside other initiatives such as our 24/7 bullying and harassment helpline” External link

thecourier Friday, September 18, 2020 3:13:00 AM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : “We are determined to clamp down on all types of unacceptable behaviour in defence, and this portal will sit alongside other initiatives such as our 24/7 bullying and harassment helpline” External link

msn-uk Friday, September 18, 2020 2:37:00 AM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "A gift from heaven on Armed Forces day. In awe of my beautiful wife. Welcome to the world Audrey" External link

plymouthherald Saturday, August 22, 2020 6:33:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer wrote : "I am acutely aware of the issues around A-level results and am equally concerned for the GCSE results on Thursday. " External link

independent-UK Monday, August 17, 2020 6:40:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer replied : “I am also very grateful for everything the minister has done so far, getting us to this point, but, now he is the minister, will he apologise on behalf of the MoD for the decades of harassment our troops and our veterans have faced?” External link

plymouthherald Thursday, July 16, 2020 2:30:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer admitted : "some of the experiences of those who came into contact with the UK’s armed forces in Iraq and Afghanistan were completely unacceptable" External link

plymouthherald Thursday, July 16, 2020 2:30:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "Allowing veterans to identify themselves in the next Census is a key step in ensuring that all of government provides the best support possible. " External link

plymouthherald Monday, July 13, 2020 8:30:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "I would be delighted to meet my hon. Friend to talk about the options available in his area. " External link

newsandstar Friday, July 10, 2020 5:06:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : “A new veterans’ ID card was launched in February 2019” External link

nottinghampost Tuesday, July 7, 2020 12:56:00 AM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : “A new veterans’ ID card was launched in February 2019” External link

cambridge-news Monday, July 6, 2020 7:50:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : “A new veterans’ ID card was launched in February 2019” External link

derbytelegraph Monday, July 6, 2020 7:31:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : “A new veterans’ ID card was launched in February 2019” External link

icWales Monday, July 6, 2020 7:15:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "A gift from heaven on Armed Forces day. In awe of my beautiful wife. Welcome to the world Audrey" External link

plymouthherald Monday, June 29, 2020 11:55:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : “It is important that our people know they are supported, which is why the Armed Forces’ Compensation Scheme has been designed to provide financial aid to former and serving personnel whose injury, whether mental or physical, was caused as a result of service” External link

themirror Saturday, June 6, 2020 8:48:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer asking : "that it be considered that the Little Ships be recognised for their unique role in our heritage by being designated as ‘Veterans’ under the Armed Forces Covenant" External link

telegraph Sunday, May 31, 2020 2:20:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : “We train our armed forces to be both physically fit and mentally fit. And right now mental resilience has never been more important as our defence community works tirelessly to support the UK’s public services during the coronavirus pandemic” External link

armytechnology Monday, April 27, 2020 5:43:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "I care and this Government cares," External link

telegraph Saturday, April 11, 2020 8:11:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : “This package of legal measures will reduce the unique pressure faced by personnel who perform exceptional feats in incredibly difficult and complex circumstances,” External link

arabnews Sunday, March 22, 2020 4:22:00 AM EAT

Johnny Mercer added : “This package of legal measures will reduce the unique pressure faced by personnel who perform exceptional feats in incredibly difficult and complex circumstances. This important next step has gone further than any other government before to protect military personnel” External link

independent-UK Wednesday, March 18, 2020 10:30:00 AM EAT

Johnny Mercer replied : "When will the Government be bringing forward the promised legislation, and I have in mind the promise made on Armistice Day last year during the election campaign, to stop the repeated re-investigation of veterans in the absence of any compelling new evidence?" External link

belfasttelegraph Friday, March 13, 2020 10:41:00 AM EAT

Johnny Mercer replied : "I can confirm to the House that I will be introducing a Bill on Wednesday next week that meets our manifesto commitment on this issue. " External link

belfasttelegraph Friday, March 13, 2020 10:41:00 AM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "I care and this Government care" External link

plymouthherald Thursday, March 12, 2020 6:11:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "The offering to our people is changing," "If we all work together we can meet this challenge" External link

plymouthherald Thursday, March 12, 2020 6:11:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "Having a job is the single biggest driver of life chances in Veterans. So we’re waiving National Insurance contributions for employers for the first year that they hire a veteran. " External link

plymouthherald Monday, March 9, 2020 7:27:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer told : "I want to understand at exactly what stage we could or should have intervened in that process," External link

themirror Monday, March 2, 2020 2:06:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "I am aware that there is a cluster or a spike in these tragic events amongst a very particular cohort from a very particular time in the war in Afghanistan. " External link

themirror Monday, March 2, 2020 2:06:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "I pay tribute to those who have lost their lives on these exercises. " External link

plymouthherald Thursday, February 6, 2020 3:56:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "The perception that veterans are 'mad, sad and bad' is wrong and outdated. " External link

telegraph Tuesday, February 4, 2020 12:19:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said ( about Sarah Jones ) : "Sarah Jones MP (Lab) started by saying the press were briefed last year that the PM would 'end all investigations ongoing investigations from the conflict'. " External link

exeterexpressandecho Wednesday, January 15, 2020 8:21:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "Where there is clear evidence of crimes being committed, the Prime Minister and I are unequivocal that individuals must be held to account for their actions, irrespective of time passed. " External link

westbriton Monday, January 13, 2020 6:06:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer admitted : "some of the experiences of those who came into contact with the UK’s armed forces in Iraq and Afghanistan were completely unacceptable" External link

plymouthherald Wednesday, January 8, 2020 8:36:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said ( about The UK ) : "The Sunday Times and the BBC make four broad allegations: first, that we operated death squads in Afghanistan; secondly, that there has been a systematic attempt by the MOD not to investigate allegations; thirdly, that the MOD has applied pressure to terminate investigations prematurely; and fourthly, that the MOD has sought throughout to ensure that war crimes in Iraq go unpunished. " External link

plymouthherald Wednesday, January 8, 2020 8:36:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer admitted : "some of the experiences of those who came into contact with the UK’s armed forces in Iraq and Afghanistan were completely unacceptable" External link

exeterexpressandecho Wednesday, January 8, 2020 5:30:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said ( about The UK ) : "The Sunday Times and the BBC make four broad allegations: first, that we operated death squads in Afghanistan; secondly, that there has been a systematic attempt by the MOD not to investigate allegations; thirdly, that the MOD has applied pressure to terminate investigations prematurely; and fourthly, that the MOD has sought throughout to ensure that war crimes in Iraq go unpunished. " External link

exeterexpressandecho Wednesday, January 8, 2020 5:30:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer says : "No decent, just society should allow that. " External link

belfasttelegraph Saturday, January 4, 2020 11:55:00 AM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : “FareShare does an excellent job of getting proper nutrition to those who need it most, distributing food to thousands of charities around the country. I am proud that our ration pack donation supports their goals whilst reducing unnecessary food waste” External link

wandsworthguardian Tuesday, December 24, 2019 5:41:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : “FareShare does an excellent job of getting proper nutrition to those who need it most, distributing food to thousands of charities around the country. I am proud that our ration pack donation supports their goals whilst reducing unnecessary food waste” External link

dailyecho Tuesday, December 24, 2019 5:23:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : “FareShare does an excellent job of getting proper nutrition to those who need it most, distributing food to thousands of charities around the country. I am proud that our ration pack donation supports their goals whilst reducing unnecessary food waste” External link

chesterfirst Tuesday, December 24, 2019 5:07:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "they will never be members of the Conservative Party - it's a stunt, and they would never be accepted" External link

plymouthherald Monday, December 16, 2019 9:45:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "Luke needs to understand the election is over, and it is perhaps time for some self-reflection rather than calling out others. Plymouth Labour were found to be tolerating someone with anti semitic views right here in Plymouth only last week, and his party have just been humiliated at the polls. Luke is also the only MP I know who has ever posed with a poster with the word 'hate' on it too. " External link

plymouthherald Monday, December 16, 2019 9:45:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "I'm not going to comment further" External link

plymouthherald Monday, December 16, 2019 9:45:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : “The pernicious effects of so-called ‘lawfare’ have been a blight on this nation for too long” External link

thecourier Monday, December 16, 2019 12:58:00 AM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "Extraordinarily grateful to the special people of Plymouth for the trust they repeatedly put in me. " External link

plymouthherald Friday, December 13, 2019 12:38:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : “We have engendered a very angry country, and Plymouth,” “People voted to leave the EU. In my constituency it was 69% for leave. The politicians have failed to deliver that. There is a build up of anger, justified as well. It was clear we were failing people” External link

plymouthherald Thursday, December 12, 2019 11:33:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "Hey folks, so we're at Manadon Roundabout where one of the signs is in Plymouth, and yeah, I've got something to show you, let me show you something" External link

plymouthherald Wednesday, December 4, 2019 10:24:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "It's an abject failure of leadership. They were made aware of this individual's anti-semitism comments a year ago and took no action until it came out in the press. " External link

plymouthherald Wednesday, December 4, 2019 4:01:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "Imagine my surprise when (I) look for CCTV footage of who has ripped off and damaged my sign on Tavistock Road on private land, when I discovered it was Plymouth City Council themselves. " External link

plymouthherald Thursday, November 28, 2019 3:10:00 AM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : “The pernicious effects of so-called ‘lawfare’ have been a blight on this nation for too long” External link

pressandjournal Saturday, November 23, 2019 10:57:00 AM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : “The pernicious effects of so-called ‘lawfare’ have been a blight on this nation for too long” External link

chesterfirst Thursday, November 21, 2019 6:31:00 AM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "I think Jeremy should come with us in some of these operations and try to arrest individuals wearing suicide vests like Abu Bakr al Baghdadi. I may hang back at a safe distance and see how it goes" External link

skynews Thursday, November 14, 2019 3:16:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "I think Jeremy should come with us in some of these operations and try to arrest individuals wearing suicide vests like Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. I may hang back at a safe distance and see how it goes" External link

skynews Thursday, November 14, 2019 1:31:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : “The pernicious effects of so-called ‘lawfare’ have been a blight on this nation for too long” External link

yorkpress Monday, November 11, 2019 4:47:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : “The pernicious effects of so-called ‘lawfare’ have been a blight on this nation for too long” External link

belfasttelegraph Monday, November 11, 2019 4:41:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said ( about Jeremy Corbyn ) : "If Jeremy Corbyn is unable to make crucial decisions to keep our country safe, he is not fit to be prime minister. " External link

TheScotsman Monday, November 11, 2019 4:05:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said ( about Jeremy Corbyn ) : "If Jeremy Corbyn is unable to make crucial decisions to keep our country safe, he is not fit to be prime minister. " External link

itv Monday, November 11, 2019 2:30:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "It would appear this has inexplicably been doctored at the end. I apologise and will remove it. The original interview was bad enough - I have no idea why this needed altering," External link

newshub Wednesday, November 6, 2019 9:20:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : “It would appear this has inexplicably been doctored at the end. I apologise and will remove it. The original interview was bad enough – I have no idea why this needed altering,” External link

cyprus-mail Wednesday, November 6, 2019 5:01:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "It would appear this has inexplicably been doctored at the end. I apologise and will remove it. The original interview was bad enough - I have no idea why this needed altering," External link

9news Wednesday, November 6, 2019 2:16:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : “It would appear this has inexplicably been doctored at the end. I apologise and will remove it. The original interview was bad enough – I have no idea why this needed altering,” External link

themalaymailonline Wednesday, November 6, 2019 1:49:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "It would appear this has inexplicably been doctored at the end. I apologise and will remove it. The original interview was bad enough - I have no idea why this needed altering," External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, November 6, 2019 12:53:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "It would appear this has inexplicably been doctored at the end. I apologise and will remove it. The original interview was bad enough" External link

themirror Wednesday, November 6, 2019 12:19:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "The extension of the Forces Help to Buy Scheme is fantastic news for all those wanting to take that first step on to the property ladder. " External link

plymouthherald Tuesday, October 22, 2019 9:26:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "Plymouth runs through my veins - I know our City inside out. My part of Plymouth voted almost 70% to leave the EU. " External link

plymouthherald Wednesday, October 9, 2019 11:48:00 AM EAT

Johnny Mercer said ( about Read More ) : "Today’s launch is the latest step in providing greater choice and more flexibility to our armed forces in how they live and work. Read More " External link

plymouthherald Tuesday, October 1, 2019 10:17:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "I am delighted. For the staff. For the people of Plymouth, for our community. " External link

plymouthherald Sunday, September 29, 2019 5:38:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "Huge news this morning. I can confirm we have secured a £600m complete rebuild of our brilliant Derriford Hospital. " External link

plymouthherald Sunday, September 29, 2019 5:38:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "I think this is entirely fair. The Government has committed not only to the £100m for Derriford to start planning what it is going to do, but the money to actually do it in the years ahead. " External link

westbriton Sunday, September 29, 2019 4:41:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "Huge news this morning. I can confirm we have secured a £600m complete rebuild of our brilliant Derriford Hospital. " External link

exeterexpressandecho Sunday, September 29, 2019 1:34:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "My role with Crucial - that I was very proud of - was nothing to do with the grant side of the business. " External link

plymouthherald Saturday, September 28, 2019 3:30:00 AM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "My role with Crucial - that I was very proud of - was nothing to do with the grant side of the business. " External link

plymouthherald Friday, September 27, 2019 8:28:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "He came in and spoke about veterans himself - that is the first time a PM has come into office in this country, spoken about veterans very early on and talked about the issue around historical allegations that are such a scar on this country," "He is clear that we need to provide the world's best care to veterans in this country, whether it's mental health across all these sectors and I'm absolutely determined to deliver it" External link

plymouthherald Saturday, September 7, 2019 11:34:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer added : "I'm very clear the nation has a duty to these people. I think the nation has always said it has a duty, (but) it hasn't actually done it. This Office for Veteran Affairs will see that duty through" External link

plymouthherald Saturday, September 7, 2019 11:34:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : “He came in and spoke about veterans himself that is the first time a PM has come into office in this country, spoken about veterans very early on and talked about the issue around historical allegations that are such a scar on this country,” “He is clear that we need to provide the world’s best care to veterans in this country, whether it’s mental health across all these sectors and I’m absolutely determined to deliver it” External link

wandsworthguardian Saturday, September 7, 2019 1:48:00 AM EAT

Johnny Mercer added : “I’m very clear the nation has a duty to these people. I think the nation has always said it has a duty, (but) it hasn’t actually done it. This Office for Veteran Affairs will see that duty through” External link

wandsworthguardian Saturday, September 7, 2019 1:48:00 AM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : “He came in and spoke about veterans himself that is the first time a PM has come into office in this country, spoken about veterans very early on and talked about the issue around historical allegations that are such a scar on this country,” “He is clear that we need to provide the world’s best care to veterans in this country, whether it’s mental health across all these sectors and I’m absolutely determined to deliver it” External link

southwalesargus Saturday, September 7, 2019 1:22:00 AM EAT

Johnny Mercer added : “I’m very clear the nation has a duty to these people. I think the nation has always said it has a duty, (but) it hasn’t actually done it. This Office for Veteran Affairs will see that duty through” External link

southwalesargus Saturday, September 7, 2019 1:22:00 AM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : “He came in and spoke about veterans himself that is the first time a PM has come into office in this country, spoken about veterans very early on and talked about the issue around historical allegations that are such a scar on this country,” “He is clear that we need to provide the world’s best care to veterans in this country, whether it’s mental health across all these sectors and I’m absolutely determined to deliver it” External link

chesterfirst Saturday, September 7, 2019 12:35:00 AM EAT

Johnny Mercer added : “I’m very clear the nation has a duty to these people. I think the nation has always said it has a duty, (but) it hasn’t actually done it. This Office for Veteran Affairs will see that duty through” External link

chesterfirst Saturday, September 7, 2019 12:35:00 AM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "For the first time in its history, the UK Government will have an Office for Veterans' Affairs to ensure that when our Armed Forces personnel leave service, they are looked after in the manner that they deserve. " External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, July 30, 2019 9:42:00 AM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "It's taken four years but we finally now have an Office for Veterans' Affairs in the UK," "Our people are indeed our finest asset, and I look forward to my role as the government minister for defence people and veterans" External link

skynews Tuesday, July 30, 2019 6:00:00 AM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "It is a stain on our national conscience that any veteran who has served should be abandoned by the country they have fought so courageously to protect," "It is absolutely right that the Government should do all it can to support our armed forces from the day they enlist and for the rest of their lives" External link

belfasttelegraph Monday, July 29, 2019 6:00:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "It is a stain on our national conscience that any veteran who has served should be abandoned by the country they have fought so courageously to protect," "It is absolutely right that the Government should do all it can to support our armed forces from the day they enlist and for the rest of their lives" External link

belfasttelegraph Monday, July 29, 2019 3:59:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : “I’m delighted with the role. The PM has tasked me to end the repeated and vexatious pursuit of veterans by so-called Lawfare and to put together legislation to place the Forces covenant into law, in line with a pledge first made by the Conservative Party in 2009” External link

plymouthherald Monday, July 29, 2019 2:02:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "It’s taken four years but we finally now have an Office for Veterans Affairs in the UK. Our people are indeed our finest asset, and I look forward to my role as the Government Minster for Defence People and Veterans" External link

plymouthherald Monday, July 29, 2019 2:02:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : “I’m delighted with the role. The PM has tasked me to end the repeated and vexatious pursuit of veterans by so-called Lawfare and to put together legislation to place the Forces covenant into law, in line with a pledge first made by the Conservative Party in 2009” External link

exeterexpressandecho Monday, July 29, 2019 10:32:00 AM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : “I and others expect the next Prime Minister to end this ridiculous charade and legislate to prevent abuses of the legal system by those who seek to rewrite history” External link

thesun Monday, July 22, 2019 3:18:00 AM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : “It was a political calculation I made about a year ago,” External link

westbriton Sunday, July 14, 2019 8:39:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said ( about Boris Johnson ) : “I have been friends with Boris for a while and have brought him to Plymouth,” External link

westbriton Sunday, July 14, 2019 8:39:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : “It was a political calculation I made about a year ago,” External link

plymouthherald Saturday, July 13, 2019 11:36:00 AM EAT

Johnny Mercer said ( about Boris Johnson ) : “I have been friends with Boris for a while and have brought him to Plymouth,” External link

plymouthherald Saturday, July 13, 2019 11:36:00 AM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : “There are two things no one wants: leaving (the EU) without a deal and a general election” External link

plymouthherald Saturday, July 13, 2019 11:36:00 AM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : “We have engendered a very angry country, and Plymouth,” “People voted to leave the EU. In my constituency it was 69% for leave. The politicians have failed to deliver that. There is a build up of anger, justified as well. It was clear we were failing people” External link

plymouthherald Saturday, July 13, 2019 11:36:00 AM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "I am of course devastated whenever jobs are lost in Plymouth, particularly in areas that I care about so much like addiction. It is clear that the business plan at Broadreach has not worked for sometime. I of course will always argue for more State funding into addiction treatments, and I acknowledge and am deeply disappointed that this has reduced in recent years. " External link

plymouthherald Sunday, July 7, 2019 10:13:00 AM EAT

Johnny Mercer replied : "Why do you think he has chosen not to be honest about something as basic as how many children he has?" External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, June 25, 2019 4:59:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said ( about Dennis Hutchings ) : "I have spoken to Dennis. I cannot see how a Judge-only trial in Northern Ireland is appropriate or fair. However, the issue here is that the trial should not be taking place at all. " External link

exeterexpressandecho Friday, June 21, 2019 7:20:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "Honestly? Try being in our shoes in the current environment," External link

plymouthherald Friday, June 21, 2019 7:03:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said ( about Dennis Hutchings ) : "I have spoken to Dennis. I cannot see how a Judge-only trial in Northern Ireland is appropriate or fair. However, the issue here is that the trial should not be taking place at all. " External link

plymouthherald Friday, June 21, 2019 7:03:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer responds ( about Boris Johnson ) : "Again this is private business, that Boris is alleged or not alleged, I don't know.." External link

plymouthherald Monday, June 17, 2019 8:09:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer replies : "I want this country to get back on its feet, to find a way out of where we currently are in the Brexit process. to deliver Brexit, and get back to focusing on making people's everyday lives much, much better than they currently are" External link

plymouthherald Monday, June 17, 2019 8:09:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer replied ( about Boris Johnson ) : "What Boris chooses to do in his personal life and what he chooses to talk about is entirely a matter for him. " External link

themirror Monday, June 17, 2019 7:08:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer replied ( about Boris Johnson ) : "I'm really not interested in Boris Johnson's family life" External link

themirror Monday, June 17, 2019 7:08:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer replied : "Would you not say it is fair and right to get an answer to the question of how many children our next Prime Minister has?" External link

themirror Monday, June 17, 2019 7:08:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer replied : "Discussing our private lives is a decision that public figures like me make. " External link

themirror Monday, June 17, 2019 7:08:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer responds ( about Boris Johnson ) : "Again this is private business, that Boris is alleged or not alleged, I don't know.." External link

westbriton Monday, June 17, 2019 4:17:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer replies : "I want this country to get back on its feet, to find a way out of where we currently are in the Brexit process. to deliver Brexit, and get back to focusing on making people's everyday lives much, much better than they currently are" External link

westbriton Monday, June 17, 2019 4:17:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer responds ( about Boris Johnson ) : "Again this is private business, that Boris is alleged or not alleged, I don't know.." External link

exeterexpressandecho Monday, June 17, 2019 4:00:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer replies : "I want this country to get back on its feet, to find a way out of where we currently are in the Brexit process. to deliver Brexit, and get back to focusing on making people's everyday lives much, much better than they currently are" External link

exeterexpressandecho Monday, June 17, 2019 4:00:00 PM EAT



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Johnny Mercer told : “What we’re trying to do is deal with this pandemic at the moment and deal with it in the most sensible way,” External link

chroniclelive Monday, October 19, 2020 12:26:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer told : “What we’re trying to do is deal with this pandemic at the moment and deal with it in the most sensible way,” External link

nottinghampost Sunday, October 18, 2020 10:43:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer told : “What we’re trying to do is deal with this pandemic at the moment and deal with it in the most sensible way,” External link

stokesentinel Sunday, October 18, 2020 8:20:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer told : “What we’re trying to do is deal with this pandemic at the moment and deal with it in the most sensible way,” External link

bristolpost Sunday, October 18, 2020 7:21:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer told : “What we’re trying to do is deal with this pandemic at the moment and deal with it in the most sensible way,” External link

thecourier Sunday, October 18, 2020 6:09:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer told : “What we’re trying to do is deal with this pandemic at the moment and deal with it in the most sensible way,” External link

southwales-eveningpost Sunday, October 18, 2020 6:08:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer told : “What we’re trying to do is deal with this pandemic at the moment and deal with it in the most sensible way,” External link

surreymirror Sunday, October 18, 2020 6:07:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer told : “What we’re trying to do is deal with this pandemic at the moment and deal with it in the most sensible way,” External link

coventrytelegraph Sunday, October 18, 2020 5:56:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer told : “What we’re trying to do is deal with this pandemic at the moment and deal with it in the most sensible way,” External link

derbytelegraph Sunday, October 18, 2020 5:50:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer told : “What we’re trying to do is deal with this pandemic at the moment and deal with it in the most sensible way,” External link

pressandjournal Sunday, October 18, 2020 5:48:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer told : “What we’re trying to do is deal with this pandemic at the moment and deal with it in the most sensible way,” External link

gloucestercitizen Sunday, October 18, 2020 5:41:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer told : “What we’re trying to do is deal with this pandemic at the moment and deal with it in the most sensible way,” External link

msn-uk Sunday, October 18, 2020 5:33:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer told : “What we’re trying to do is deal with this pandemic at the moment and deal with it in the most sensible way,” External link

chesterfirst Sunday, October 18, 2020 5:11:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "I don't think anybody's to blame. I think it's a really difficult situation that people are doing their very best in. " External link

plymouthherald Friday, October 9, 2020 8:41:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer added : "What we have done is make it absolutely clear there is no place for this behaviour in the Armed Forces. All allegations are thoroughly investigated and appropriate support provided to the victims, be they serving or veteran" External link

chroniclelive Monday, September 28, 2020 8:31:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer added ( about The UK ) : “The UK will never put the Armed Forces above the law,” “On the contrary, we hold our people to the highest standards. Whenever the Armed Forces embark on operations outside the UK, our people and their chain of command are bound to abide by the criminal law of England and Wales, as well as international humanitarian law as set out in the Geneva Conventions” External link

telegraph Wednesday, September 23, 2020 1:44:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "This legislation is not about providing an amnesty or putting troops above the law but protecting them from lawyers intent on rewriting history to line their own pockets. " External link

belfasttelegraph Wednesday, September 23, 2020 10:38:00 AM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : “It’s not about an amnesty for troops but about protecting them from lawyers intent on rewriting history to line their own pockets” External link

thesun Wednesday, September 23, 2020 4:13:00 AM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : “the issue around limitation is, I am afraid, misunderstood, because it is not from the point of when the injury happened or the incident that caused the injury; it is from the point of awareness or the point of diagnosis” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, September 21, 2020 4:47:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : “We are determined to clamp down on all types of unacceptable behaviour in defence, and this portal will sit alongside other initiatives such as our 24/7 bullying and harassment helpline” External link

southwalesargus Friday, September 18, 2020 5:06:00 AM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : “We are determined to clamp down on all types of unacceptable behaviour in defence, and this portal will sit alongside other initiatives such as our 24/7 bullying and harassment helpline” External link

yorkpress Friday, September 18, 2020 4:32:00 AM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : “We are determined to clamp down on all types of unacceptable behaviour in defence, and this portal will sit alongside other initiatives such as our 24/7 bullying and harassment helpline” External link

pressandjournal Friday, September 18, 2020 3:41:00 AM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : “We are determined to clamp down on all types of unacceptable behaviour in defence, and this portal will sit alongside other initiatives such as our 24/7 bullying and harassment helpline” External link

thecourier Friday, September 18, 2020 3:13:00 AM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : “We are determined to clamp down on all types of unacceptable behaviour in defence, and this portal will sit alongside other initiatives such as our 24/7 bullying and harassment helpline” External link

msn-uk Friday, September 18, 2020 2:37:00 AM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "A gift from heaven on Armed Forces day. In awe of my beautiful wife. Welcome to the world Audrey" External link

plymouthherald Saturday, August 22, 2020 6:33:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer wrote : "I am acutely aware of the issues around A-level results and am equally concerned for the GCSE results on Thursday. " External link

independent-UK Monday, August 17, 2020 6:40:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer replied : “I am also very grateful for everything the minister has done so far, getting us to this point, but, now he is the minister, will he apologise on behalf of the MoD for the decades of harassment our troops and our veterans have faced?” External link

plymouthherald Thursday, July 16, 2020 2:30:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer admitted : "some of the experiences of those who came into contact with the UK’s armed forces in Iraq and Afghanistan were completely unacceptable" External link

plymouthherald Thursday, July 16, 2020 2:30:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "Allowing veterans to identify themselves in the next Census is a key step in ensuring that all of government provides the best support possible. " External link

plymouthherald Monday, July 13, 2020 8:30:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "I would be delighted to meet my hon. Friend to talk about the options available in his area. " External link

newsandstar Friday, July 10, 2020 5:06:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : “A new veterans’ ID card was launched in February 2019” External link

nottinghampost Tuesday, July 7, 2020 12:56:00 AM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : “A new veterans’ ID card was launched in February 2019” External link

cambridge-news Monday, July 6, 2020 7:50:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : “A new veterans’ ID card was launched in February 2019” External link

derbytelegraph Monday, July 6, 2020 7:31:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : “A new veterans’ ID card was launched in February 2019” External link

icWales Monday, July 6, 2020 7:15:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "A gift from heaven on Armed Forces day. In awe of my beautiful wife. Welcome to the world Audrey" External link

plymouthherald Monday, June 29, 2020 11:55:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : “It is important that our people know they are supported, which is why the Armed Forces’ Compensation Scheme has been designed to provide financial aid to former and serving personnel whose injury, whether mental or physical, was caused as a result of service” External link

themirror Saturday, June 6, 2020 8:48:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer asking : "that it be considered that the Little Ships be recognised for their unique role in our heritage by being designated as ‘Veterans’ under the Armed Forces Covenant" External link

telegraph Sunday, May 31, 2020 2:20:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : “We train our armed forces to be both physically fit and mentally fit. And right now mental resilience has never been more important as our defence community works tirelessly to support the UK’s public services during the coronavirus pandemic” External link

armytechnology Monday, April 27, 2020 5:43:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "I care and this Government cares," External link

telegraph Saturday, April 11, 2020 8:11:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : “This package of legal measures will reduce the unique pressure faced by personnel who perform exceptional feats in incredibly difficult and complex circumstances,” External link

arabnews Sunday, March 22, 2020 4:22:00 AM EAT

Johnny Mercer added : “This package of legal measures will reduce the unique pressure faced by personnel who perform exceptional feats in incredibly difficult and complex circumstances. This important next step has gone further than any other government before to protect military personnel” External link

independent-UK Wednesday, March 18, 2020 10:30:00 AM EAT

Johnny Mercer replied : "When will the Government be bringing forward the promised legislation, and I have in mind the promise made on Armistice Day last year during the election campaign, to stop the repeated re-investigation of veterans in the absence of any compelling new evidence?" External link

belfasttelegraph Friday, March 13, 2020 10:41:00 AM EAT

Johnny Mercer replied : "I can confirm to the House that I will be introducing a Bill on Wednesday next week that meets our manifesto commitment on this issue. " External link

belfasttelegraph Friday, March 13, 2020 10:41:00 AM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "I care and this Government care" External link

plymouthherald Thursday, March 12, 2020 6:11:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "The offering to our people is changing," "If we all work together we can meet this challenge" External link

plymouthherald Thursday, March 12, 2020 6:11:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "Having a job is the single biggest driver of life chances in Veterans. So we’re waiving National Insurance contributions for employers for the first year that they hire a veteran. " External link

plymouthherald Monday, March 9, 2020 7:27:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer told : "I want to understand at exactly what stage we could or should have intervened in that process," External link

themirror Monday, March 2, 2020 2:06:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "I am aware that there is a cluster or a spike in these tragic events amongst a very particular cohort from a very particular time in the war in Afghanistan. " External link

themirror Monday, March 2, 2020 2:06:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "I pay tribute to those who have lost their lives on these exercises. " External link

plymouthherald Thursday, February 6, 2020 3:56:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "The perception that veterans are 'mad, sad and bad' is wrong and outdated. " External link

telegraph Tuesday, February 4, 2020 12:19:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said ( about Sarah Jones ) : "Sarah Jones MP (Lab) started by saying the press were briefed last year that the PM would 'end all investigations ongoing investigations from the conflict'. " External link

exeterexpressandecho Wednesday, January 15, 2020 8:21:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "Where there is clear evidence of crimes being committed, the Prime Minister and I are unequivocal that individuals must be held to account for their actions, irrespective of time passed. " External link

westbriton Monday, January 13, 2020 6:06:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer admitted : "some of the experiences of those who came into contact with the UK’s armed forces in Iraq and Afghanistan were completely unacceptable" External link

plymouthherald Wednesday, January 8, 2020 8:36:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said ( about The UK ) : "The Sunday Times and the BBC make four broad allegations: first, that we operated death squads in Afghanistan; secondly, that there has been a systematic attempt by the MOD not to investigate allegations; thirdly, that the MOD has applied pressure to terminate investigations prematurely; and fourthly, that the MOD has sought throughout to ensure that war crimes in Iraq go unpunished. " External link

plymouthherald Wednesday, January 8, 2020 8:36:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer admitted : "some of the experiences of those who came into contact with the UK’s armed forces in Iraq and Afghanistan were completely unacceptable" External link

exeterexpressandecho Wednesday, January 8, 2020 5:30:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said ( about The UK ) : "The Sunday Times and the BBC make four broad allegations: first, that we operated death squads in Afghanistan; secondly, that there has been a systematic attempt by the MOD not to investigate allegations; thirdly, that the MOD has applied pressure to terminate investigations prematurely; and fourthly, that the MOD has sought throughout to ensure that war crimes in Iraq go unpunished. " External link

exeterexpressandecho Wednesday, January 8, 2020 5:30:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer says : "No decent, just society should allow that. " External link

belfasttelegraph Saturday, January 4, 2020 11:55:00 AM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : “FareShare does an excellent job of getting proper nutrition to those who need it most, distributing food to thousands of charities around the country. I am proud that our ration pack donation supports their goals whilst reducing unnecessary food waste” External link

wandsworthguardian Tuesday, December 24, 2019 5:41:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : “FareShare does an excellent job of getting proper nutrition to those who need it most, distributing food to thousands of charities around the country. I am proud that our ration pack donation supports their goals whilst reducing unnecessary food waste” External link

dailyecho Tuesday, December 24, 2019 5:23:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : “FareShare does an excellent job of getting proper nutrition to those who need it most, distributing food to thousands of charities around the country. I am proud that our ration pack donation supports their goals whilst reducing unnecessary food waste” External link

chesterfirst Tuesday, December 24, 2019 5:07:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "they will never be members of the Conservative Party - it's a stunt, and they would never be accepted" External link

plymouthherald Monday, December 16, 2019 9:45:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "Luke needs to understand the election is over, and it is perhaps time for some self-reflection rather than calling out others. Plymouth Labour were found to be tolerating someone with anti semitic views right here in Plymouth only last week, and his party have just been humiliated at the polls. Luke is also the only MP I know who has ever posed with a poster with the word 'hate' on it too. " External link

plymouthherald Monday, December 16, 2019 9:45:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "I'm not going to comment further" External link

plymouthherald Monday, December 16, 2019 9:45:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : “The pernicious effects of so-called ‘lawfare’ have been a blight on this nation for too long” External link

thecourier Monday, December 16, 2019 12:58:00 AM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "Extraordinarily grateful to the special people of Plymouth for the trust they repeatedly put in me. " External link

plymouthherald Friday, December 13, 2019 12:38:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : “We have engendered a very angry country, and Plymouth,” “People voted to leave the EU. In my constituency it was 69% for leave. The politicians have failed to deliver that. There is a build up of anger, justified as well. It was clear we were failing people” External link

plymouthherald Thursday, December 12, 2019 11:33:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "Hey folks, so we're at Manadon Roundabout where one of the signs is in Plymouth, and yeah, I've got something to show you, let me show you something" External link

plymouthherald Wednesday, December 4, 2019 10:24:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "It's an abject failure of leadership. They were made aware of this individual's anti-semitism comments a year ago and took no action until it came out in the press. " External link

plymouthherald Wednesday, December 4, 2019 4:01:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "Imagine my surprise when (I) look for CCTV footage of who has ripped off and damaged my sign on Tavistock Road on private land, when I discovered it was Plymouth City Council themselves. " External link

plymouthherald Thursday, November 28, 2019 3:10:00 AM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : “The pernicious effects of so-called ‘lawfare’ have been a blight on this nation for too long” External link

pressandjournal Saturday, November 23, 2019 10:57:00 AM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : “The pernicious effects of so-called ‘lawfare’ have been a blight on this nation for too long” External link

chesterfirst Thursday, November 21, 2019 6:31:00 AM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "I think Jeremy should come with us in some of these operations and try to arrest individuals wearing suicide vests like Abu Bakr al Baghdadi. I may hang back at a safe distance and see how it goes" External link

skynews Thursday, November 14, 2019 3:16:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "I think Jeremy should come with us in some of these operations and try to arrest individuals wearing suicide vests like Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. I may hang back at a safe distance and see how it goes" External link

skynews Thursday, November 14, 2019 1:31:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : “The pernicious effects of so-called ‘lawfare’ have been a blight on this nation for too long” External link

yorkpress Monday, November 11, 2019 4:47:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : “The pernicious effects of so-called ‘lawfare’ have been a blight on this nation for too long” External link

belfasttelegraph Monday, November 11, 2019 4:41:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said ( about Jeremy Corbyn ) : "If Jeremy Corbyn is unable to make crucial decisions to keep our country safe, he is not fit to be prime minister. " External link

TheScotsman Monday, November 11, 2019 4:05:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said ( about Jeremy Corbyn ) : "If Jeremy Corbyn is unable to make crucial decisions to keep our country safe, he is not fit to be prime minister. " External link

itv Monday, November 11, 2019 2:30:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "It would appear this has inexplicably been doctored at the end. I apologise and will remove it. The original interview was bad enough - I have no idea why this needed altering," External link

newshub Wednesday, November 6, 2019 9:20:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : “It would appear this has inexplicably been doctored at the end. I apologise and will remove it. The original interview was bad enough – I have no idea why this needed altering,” External link

cyprus-mail Wednesday, November 6, 2019 5:01:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "It would appear this has inexplicably been doctored at the end. I apologise and will remove it. The original interview was bad enough - I have no idea why this needed altering," External link

9news Wednesday, November 6, 2019 2:16:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : “It would appear this has inexplicably been doctored at the end. I apologise and will remove it. The original interview was bad enough – I have no idea why this needed altering,” External link

themalaymailonline Wednesday, November 6, 2019 1:49:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "It would appear this has inexplicably been doctored at the end. I apologise and will remove it. The original interview was bad enough - I have no idea why this needed altering," External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, November 6, 2019 12:53:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "It would appear this has inexplicably been doctored at the end. I apologise and will remove it. The original interview was bad enough" External link

themirror Wednesday, November 6, 2019 12:19:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "The extension of the Forces Help to Buy Scheme is fantastic news for all those wanting to take that first step on to the property ladder. " External link

plymouthherald Tuesday, October 22, 2019 9:26:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "Plymouth runs through my veins - I know our City inside out. My part of Plymouth voted almost 70% to leave the EU. " External link

plymouthherald Wednesday, October 9, 2019 11:48:00 AM EAT

Johnny Mercer said ( about Read More ) : "Today’s launch is the latest step in providing greater choice and more flexibility to our armed forces in how they live and work. Read More " External link

plymouthherald Tuesday, October 1, 2019 10:17:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "I am delighted. For the staff. For the people of Plymouth, for our community. " External link

plymouthherald Sunday, September 29, 2019 5:38:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "Huge news this morning. I can confirm we have secured a £600m complete rebuild of our brilliant Derriford Hospital. " External link

plymouthherald Sunday, September 29, 2019 5:38:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "I think this is entirely fair. The Government has committed not only to the £100m for Derriford to start planning what it is going to do, but the money to actually do it in the years ahead. " External link

westbriton Sunday, September 29, 2019 4:41:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "Huge news this morning. I can confirm we have secured a £600m complete rebuild of our brilliant Derriford Hospital. " External link

exeterexpressandecho Sunday, September 29, 2019 1:34:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "My role with Crucial - that I was very proud of - was nothing to do with the grant side of the business. " External link

plymouthherald Saturday, September 28, 2019 3:30:00 AM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "My role with Crucial - that I was very proud of - was nothing to do with the grant side of the business. " External link

plymouthherald Friday, September 27, 2019 8:28:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "He came in and spoke about veterans himself - that is the first time a PM has come into office in this country, spoken about veterans very early on and talked about the issue around historical allegations that are such a scar on this country," "He is clear that we need to provide the world's best care to veterans in this country, whether it's mental health across all these sectors and I'm absolutely determined to deliver it" External link

plymouthherald Saturday, September 7, 2019 11:34:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer added : "I'm very clear the nation has a duty to these people. I think the nation has always said it has a duty, (but) it hasn't actually done it. This Office for Veteran Affairs will see that duty through" External link

plymouthherald Saturday, September 7, 2019 11:34:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : “He came in and spoke about veterans himself that is the first time a PM has come into office in this country, spoken about veterans very early on and talked about the issue around historical allegations that are such a scar on this country,” “He is clear that we need to provide the world’s best care to veterans in this country, whether it’s mental health across all these sectors and I’m absolutely determined to deliver it” External link

wandsworthguardian Saturday, September 7, 2019 1:48:00 AM EAT

Johnny Mercer added : “I’m very clear the nation has a duty to these people. I think the nation has always said it has a duty, (but) it hasn’t actually done it. This Office for Veteran Affairs will see that duty through” External link

wandsworthguardian Saturday, September 7, 2019 1:48:00 AM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : “He came in and spoke about veterans himself that is the first time a PM has come into office in this country, spoken about veterans very early on and talked about the issue around historical allegations that are such a scar on this country,” “He is clear that we need to provide the world’s best care to veterans in this country, whether it’s mental health across all these sectors and I’m absolutely determined to deliver it” External link

southwalesargus Saturday, September 7, 2019 1:22:00 AM EAT

Johnny Mercer added : “I’m very clear the nation has a duty to these people. I think the nation has always said it has a duty, (but) it hasn’t actually done it. This Office for Veteran Affairs will see that duty through” External link

southwalesargus Saturday, September 7, 2019 1:22:00 AM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : “He came in and spoke about veterans himself that is the first time a PM has come into office in this country, spoken about veterans very early on and talked about the issue around historical allegations that are such a scar on this country,” “He is clear that we need to provide the world’s best care to veterans in this country, whether it’s mental health across all these sectors and I’m absolutely determined to deliver it” External link

chesterfirst Saturday, September 7, 2019 12:35:00 AM EAT

Johnny Mercer added : “I’m very clear the nation has a duty to these people. I think the nation has always said it has a duty, (but) it hasn’t actually done it. This Office for Veteran Affairs will see that duty through” External link

chesterfirst Saturday, September 7, 2019 12:35:00 AM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "For the first time in its history, the UK Government will have an Office for Veterans' Affairs to ensure that when our Armed Forces personnel leave service, they are looked after in the manner that they deserve. " External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, July 30, 2019 9:42:00 AM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "It's taken four years but we finally now have an Office for Veterans' Affairs in the UK," "Our people are indeed our finest asset, and I look forward to my role as the government minister for defence people and veterans" External link

skynews Tuesday, July 30, 2019 6:00:00 AM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "It is a stain on our national conscience that any veteran who has served should be abandoned by the country they have fought so courageously to protect," "It is absolutely right that the Government should do all it can to support our armed forces from the day they enlist and for the rest of their lives" External link

belfasttelegraph Monday, July 29, 2019 6:00:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "It is a stain on our national conscience that any veteran who has served should be abandoned by the country they have fought so courageously to protect," "It is absolutely right that the Government should do all it can to support our armed forces from the day they enlist and for the rest of their lives" External link

belfasttelegraph Monday, July 29, 2019 3:59:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : “I’m delighted with the role. The PM has tasked me to end the repeated and vexatious pursuit of veterans by so-called Lawfare and to put together legislation to place the Forces covenant into law, in line with a pledge first made by the Conservative Party in 2009” External link

plymouthherald Monday, July 29, 2019 2:02:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "It’s taken four years but we finally now have an Office for Veterans Affairs in the UK. Our people are indeed our finest asset, and I look forward to my role as the Government Minster for Defence People and Veterans" External link

plymouthherald Monday, July 29, 2019 2:02:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : “I’m delighted with the role. The PM has tasked me to end the repeated and vexatious pursuit of veterans by so-called Lawfare and to put together legislation to place the Forces covenant into law, in line with a pledge first made by the Conservative Party in 2009” External link

exeterexpressandecho Monday, July 29, 2019 10:32:00 AM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : “I and others expect the next Prime Minister to end this ridiculous charade and legislate to prevent abuses of the legal system by those who seek to rewrite history” External link

thesun Monday, July 22, 2019 3:18:00 AM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : “It was a political calculation I made about a year ago,” External link

westbriton Sunday, July 14, 2019 8:39:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said ( about Boris Johnson ) : “I have been friends with Boris for a while and have brought him to Plymouth,” External link

westbriton Sunday, July 14, 2019 8:39:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : “It was a political calculation I made about a year ago,” External link

plymouthherald Saturday, July 13, 2019 11:36:00 AM EAT

Johnny Mercer said ( about Boris Johnson ) : “I have been friends with Boris for a while and have brought him to Plymouth,” External link

plymouthherald Saturday, July 13, 2019 11:36:00 AM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : “There are two things no one wants: leaving (the EU) without a deal and a general election” External link

plymouthherald Saturday, July 13, 2019 11:36:00 AM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : “We have engendered a very angry country, and Plymouth,” “People voted to leave the EU. In my constituency it was 69% for leave. The politicians have failed to deliver that. There is a build up of anger, justified as well. It was clear we were failing people” External link

plymouthherald Saturday, July 13, 2019 11:36:00 AM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "I am of course devastated whenever jobs are lost in Plymouth, particularly in areas that I care about so much like addiction. It is clear that the business plan at Broadreach has not worked for sometime. I of course will always argue for more State funding into addiction treatments, and I acknowledge and am deeply disappointed that this has reduced in recent years. " External link

plymouthherald Sunday, July 7, 2019 10:13:00 AM EAT

Johnny Mercer replied : "Why do you think he has chosen not to be honest about something as basic as how many children he has?" External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, June 25, 2019 4:59:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said ( about Dennis Hutchings ) : "I have spoken to Dennis. I cannot see how a Judge-only trial in Northern Ireland is appropriate or fair. However, the issue here is that the trial should not be taking place at all. " External link

exeterexpressandecho Friday, June 21, 2019 7:20:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said : "Honestly? Try being in our shoes in the current environment," External link

plymouthherald Friday, June 21, 2019 7:03:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer said ( about Dennis Hutchings ) : "I have spoken to Dennis. I cannot see how a Judge-only trial in Northern Ireland is appropriate or fair. However, the issue here is that the trial should not be taking place at all. " External link

plymouthherald Friday, June 21, 2019 7:03:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer responds ( about Boris Johnson ) : "Again this is private business, that Boris is alleged or not alleged, I don't know.." External link

plymouthherald Monday, June 17, 2019 8:09:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer replies : "I want this country to get back on its feet, to find a way out of where we currently are in the Brexit process. to deliver Brexit, and get back to focusing on making people's everyday lives much, much better than they currently are" External link

plymouthherald Monday, June 17, 2019 8:09:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer replied ( about Boris Johnson ) : "What Boris chooses to do in his personal life and what he chooses to talk about is entirely a matter for him. " External link

themirror Monday, June 17, 2019 7:08:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer replied ( about Boris Johnson ) : "I'm really not interested in Boris Johnson's family life" External link

themirror Monday, June 17, 2019 7:08:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer replied : "Would you not say it is fair and right to get an answer to the question of how many children our next Prime Minister has?" External link

themirror Monday, June 17, 2019 7:08:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer replied : "Discussing our private lives is a decision that public figures like me make. " External link

themirror Monday, June 17, 2019 7:08:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer responds ( about Boris Johnson ) : "Again this is private business, that Boris is alleged or not alleged, I don't know.." External link

westbriton Monday, June 17, 2019 4:17:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer replies : "I want this country to get back on its feet, to find a way out of where we currently are in the Brexit process. to deliver Brexit, and get back to focusing on making people's everyday lives much, much better than they currently are" External link

westbriton Monday, June 17, 2019 4:17:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer responds ( about Boris Johnson ) : "Again this is private business, that Boris is alleged or not alleged, I don't know.." External link

exeterexpressandecho Monday, June 17, 2019 4:00:00 PM EAT

Johnny Mercer replies : "I want this country to get back on its feet, to find a way out of where we currently are in the Brexit process. to deliver Brexit, and get back to focusing on making people's everyday lives much, much better than they currently are" External link

exeterexpressandecho Monday, June 17, 2019 4:00:00 PM EAT



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Names Lang Count
Johnny MercerEN95.04%
Johnny MercerFR2.33%
Johnny MercerPT1.75%
Johnny MercerES0.87%


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