George: St Ives must shape its future, not be pushed around by developers

Open meeting – Fri 24th October, council chamber (upstairs), The Guildhall, St Ives St Ives MP, Andrew George, will host an open meeting in St Ives this Friday – 24th October 2014 commencing at 6.45 pm – to explore the concerns which local people have raised with him about development pressures in the area. Mr […]

George: Trust may have to hold early review of private health contracts

West Cornwall MP, Andrew George, commented on reports that after only a month since Mitie took over hotel services at the Royal Cornwall Hospital Trust (RCHT), clinicians and patients are concerned about apparently diminished standards in provision of services and claims that basic standards of hygiene and infection control are not being adhered to. Mr […]

Andrew George constituency visits

Left to right:-Sarah Smale, Barclays Business Manager, Penzance; Ben Rundle, Cornwall Business Manager; Karen Taylor, Penzance Branch Manager; Andrew George MP   Barclays Bank, Penzance branch visit (Friday 17th October) West Cornwall MP, Andrew George, visited Barclays Penzance branch to meet staff along with Julia Husband, SW Head of Corporate Relations. During his visit he […]

Land’s End Peninsula Community Land Trust site- naming event

On Saturday 25 October at 12.30pm, Councillor Sue James has invited West Cornwall MP, Andrew George and Baroness Kate Parminter to visit the Lands End Peninsula Community Land Trust site (Moorland Close, Pendeen) to see what can be achieved through community based Community Land Trusts, in partnership with Cornwall Council. The Lands End Peninsula Community […]

Baroness Parminter to visit West Cornwall on policy shaping mission

Leading Liberal Democrat peer, Baroness Parminter is visiting West Cornwall, Friday and Saturday October 24th/25th on a fact finding and policy shaping mission. She will visit a number of constituency projects, organisations and enterprises with West Cornwall MP, Andrew George; and will meet local planning, housing and community enterprise project coordinators and St Just Cornwall […]

Andrew George MP – meetings and visits

ANDREW GEORGE MP CONSTITUENCY MEETINGS AND VISITS   On Friday 17th October 2014, West Cornwall MP, Andrew George, is meeting and attending the following:- 9am: Visit to Newlyn School to discuss the role and responsibility of being an MP in Cornwall. 10am: Visit to Barclays Penzance branch to meet Julia Husband, Head of Corporate Relations, […]

Stop “false economy ” of too few nurses – George urges Health Secretary

Health Select Committee member and campaigner for safe staffing on hospital wards – Liberal Democrat MP, Andrew George – is urging Health Secretary, Rt. Hon Jeremy Hunt MP, to back the campaign for safe registered nurse staffing levels on acute hospital wards in order to cut the NHS bill to meet the costs of litigation […]

Parliamentary sketch – NHS staff – to be valued, not costed!

Let’s hear it for the hardworking and dedicated staff working on the frontline of the NHS. This is their lot:  years of wage freezes, being threatened (by the Conservatives) with lower ‘Regional Pay’, having to pay through the nose for nurse registration (entitling them to the right to be poorly paid!), struggling with inadequate registered […]

George raises devolved powers for Cornwall at Deputy Prime Minister’s Questions

West Cornwall MP, Andrew George, has raised a question on devolving powers and responsibilities from Whitehall to Cornwall at Deputy Prime Minister’s Questions in the House of Commons today. Mr George’s question and subsequent response from The Minister for Universities, Science and Cities, Greg Clark, as follows: Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise […]