Good progress in West Cornwall badger vaccine project

Andrew holds an anaesthetised badger with Professor Rosie Woodroffe overseeing   Local MP, Andrew George, was encouraged by the good progress being made in the project to roll out a badger vaccine in West Cornwall to bear down on the problems of bovine tuberculosis in the local cattle herd; a project he originally proposed last […]

Local MP looks forward to Island visit

Scillies MP, Andrew George, will hold another public meeting for Islanders during his next visit to the Islands (next Wednesday and Thursday October 1st-2nd). The public meeting will take place on Wednesday 1st October 2014 in the Wesleyan Chapel, St Mary’s commencing at 7.30pm. It will be chaired by local businessman Tim Guthrie. This is […]

George: 16 and 17 year olds ought to be given the vote

After the Scottish independence referendum saw record voter turnout, West Cornwall MP, Andrew George, has renewed calls for the national voting age to be lowered from 18 to 16. Mr George said, “The evidence of engagement of young people in the referendum debate was one of many positive features of the campaigning and the electoral […]

Cornwall must be part of any new settlement on devolution

West Cornwall MP, Andrew George, has commented on today’s statement from Prime Minister David Cameron where he stated that, “it is absolutely right that a new and fair settlement for Scotland should be accompanied by a new and fair settlement that applies to all parts of our United Kingdom.” Mr George who has consistently campaigned […]

George challenges Labour and Conservatives on second homes policy

West Cornwall MP, Andrew George, has repeated his call for Government to address the tax loophole for second home owners and has challenged the Conservative and Labour objections to a legal requirement to register second homes for tax and planning purposes. Mr George said, “Local estate agencies often show that 4 times more local homes […]

Scottish referendum – major opportunity for Cornwall

West Cornwall MP, Andrew George, has called on the Cornish community to prepare itself to mount a campaign for devolution whatever the outcome of the Scottish referendum. Mr George who has consistently campaigned for more powers to a Cornish Regional Assembly and is a founder and Vice-Chair of the Cornish Constitutional Convention, has said that […]