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Surge of Support Needed for Wave Energy Project

West Cornwall MP, Andrew George, urged Energy Secretary, Chris Huhne, to step up Government incentives for the Wave Hub project. Mr George twice pressed the Energy Secretary during Department for Energy and Climate Change questions in the Commons Chamber today for Government action to better support the renewable energy project, which successfully installed a plug […]

Vulnerable Families Evicted in Government’s Housing Benefit Experiment

News which emerged at the weekend that the Government had ignored official advice that 20,000 families could be made homeless as a result of housing benefit changes has provoked West Cornwall MP, Andrew George, to remind Ministers of the risks they are taking with vulnerable families and the need to have contingencies in place and […]

Culdrose will get new search-and-rescue helicopters

Historical Post The Ministry of Defence has announced that the replacement search and rescue service at RNAS Culdrose will have “new helicopters built to modern standards” when it takes over in 2012.?? Local MP Andrew George has been informed by Defence Minister Quentin Davies MP today that the two remaining bidders to provide the service […]

Andrew George Welcomes Health Campaigners

Local MP, Andrew George, welcomed health campaigners when they marched from West Cornwall Hospital to his Constituency Office this morning (Friday 20th May 2011) to present him with a petition opposing NHS reforms. Mr George, who is a member of the Health Select Committee, has refused to support the Government over the Health and Social […]

WELCOME NEWS FOR DEVELOPMENT PROJECT

Originally posted July 16th 2010 Local MP Andrew George has welcomed the news that a local company has been given the go-ahead for grant funding after fears that it would lose out on vital European Convergence aid. Spiral Construction Ltd, a specialist staircase manufacturer based in Helston, had received verbal approval for a grant under […]