Cornwall’s Recipe for Success

In this, the second of two articles, former West Cornwall MP, Andrew George, examines the ongoing fight, between Cornwall and Westminster over who should decide the political and economic future of the land and the people living and working west of the River Tamar. Download full article > Published in Cornish World, 24 November 2015

Daring To Believe

From heralding ‘heroic failure’ to celebrating success In this, the first of two articles, former West Cornwall MP, Andrew George, hails the successful campaigns which he asserts have secured significant progress in the promotion of Cornwall’s distinctiveness during the last couple of decades. Download full article > Published in Cornish World, 15 September 2015

Patient safety to be compromised as nurses lose out to bean counters once again – George

Health campaigner, Andrew George, has warned that the decision of NHS chiefs to shelve work on safe registered nurse staffing levels on acute hospital wards would add to concerns about patient safety, lead to more excess and avoidable deaths and place intolerable stress on nurses who would leave the profession leading to greater dependence on […]

Charles Kennedy – exceptional and unique, he will be much missed

The late Charles Kennedy and Andrew George.     Commenting on the tragic news this morning of the death of his friend Charles Kennedy, former Private Parliamentary Secretary, Andrew George, paid tribute: “Charles was an outstanding politician. It wasn’t just his evident wit, charm, brilliant debating skills and intelligence but his strong and unshakeable principles, […]

Press notice from Andrew George

A number of St Ives constituents have contacted Andrew George to ask him to confirm his previously stated position and his voting record on a number of “free vote”/“conscience” issues. Mr George is pleased to set out his response to the questions posed:   Would you vote for or against?   A return of capital […]

Still “Standing Up”; not walking away

Post Election STATEMENT 1.     THANK YOU Thank you to the many people who helped and supported our campaign.  I am sorry that we were not able to get a better outcome. Also many thanks to the hundreds of people who have contacted me since the result was announced to express their disappointment and to offer ongoing […]

Time to put green policy high on agenda

Andrew and the panel at the open meeting   In one of his last acts as Member of Parliament before becoming the Liberal Democrat candidate for the constituency he has represented since 1997, Andrew George held a large open meeting in the lecture theatre at Penwith College with environmental experts to “work for a greener […]

Penzance breakwater – consultation underway

Andrew George and Jonathan Burnett   Comments and suggestions welcome The Penzance Harbour Working Party yesterday (Thursday 26th March) held a roundtable meeting with key stakeholders to discuss the future of Penzance Harbour and seafront at St Clare, Penzance. The Harbour Working Group Party which was set up by Andrew George MP a year ago, […]

Our paramedic heroes deserve more support

Andrew George meets from left to right SWASFT Operations Office Geoff Griffin, SWASFT Paramedic John Veall,  SWASFT Operation Manager West Cornwall & Isles of Scilly Steve Small.   West Cornwall MP, Andrew George, this week savaged ‘the political class generally’ for undermining the morale of NHS staff – doctors, nurses, paramedics – who were as […]

George: Together We Can Ensure Patients Are Put Before Profit

Andrew George, MP for West Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, has today congratulated all those who are today protesting the proposed outsourcing of services at the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust (RCHT) outside Treliske. Mr George, who recently co-sponsored the NHS Reinstatement Bill with Caroline Lucas, has said that he is glad to see so […]