George presses Government on Cornwall’s right to manage its own funding

West Cornwall MP, Andrew George, has welcomed the £11.3million expansion of the Cornwall and Isles of Scillies Growth Deal, but, speaking in the Commons today, pressed Government Ministers to allow Cornwall to manage its own funding. It is estimated that this funding could create 5000 new jobs and has the potential to generate a further […]


    Andrew George pictured at the John Daniel Centre On Friday 23rd January local MP, Andrew George, visited the John Daniel Centre in Penzance to see the work of Active Plus.  Active Plus is a social enterprise that uses the skills of ex-service personnel with PTSD to motivate, increase communication skills, motivation and confidence […]

“Listen to local fears” – ‘Super Quarry’ faces questions – George

    Andrew George and Tess Blazey of Tidal Lagoon   Local MP Andrew George is urging regulators to listen closely to local fears about plans to turn Dean Quarry at St Keverne to what they believe will be a “super quarry”. Mr George had met with representatives of the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon project […]

Andrew George supports Holocaust Memorial Day

West Cornwall MP, Andrew George, will pledge his commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day (tomorrow, 27th January 2015) and to honour those who were murdered during the Holocaust, as well as pay tribute to the extraordinary Holocaust survivors who work tirelessly to educate young people. He will sign the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment in the […]

Funding boost for St Ives and Scillies – welcomed by George

Andrew George discusses the success with Tate St Ives Executive Director Mark Osterfield and the Gallery Artistic Director Sam Thorne this weekend   West Cornwall MP, Andrew George, will welcome millions of pounds of Government funding for jobs and investment in St Ives and the Isles Scilly this Monday morning.  The money – from the […]

Dairy farmers deserve full support of Grocery Watchdog

Andrew George MP – who chairs the Grocery Market Action Group and was an architect of the groceries watchdog (the Groceries Code Adjudicator) – is calling on Ministers to give dairy farmers greater protection and support, particularly during a period when milk can be purchased at a price cheaper than water! Commenting on a Rural […]