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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 […]

George welcomes minister to launch of “Superfast Scilly”

The MP for the West Cornwall and Isles of Scilly constituency of St Ives, Andrew George, will welcome Communities Minister, Lord (Tariq) Ahmad to the Islands on Friday 21st November when the Minister formerly switches on the Superfast Broadband connection for the Islands at the Star Castle Hotel on St Mary’s. Mr George has been […]

George welcomes support for “Better connections” dossier

MP for the West Cornwall and Isles of Scilly constituency of St Ives, Andrew George, has welcomed the response he has received so far from residents and businesses across the constituency to his call for information and evidence about problems with connectivity to both mobile phones and the Internet. Mr George has already raised the […]

Push for West Cornwall and Scillies to be “best connected” rural area in UK

West Cornwall and Scillies MP, Andrew George, is stepping up his campaign on Government and commercial operators to make the region the best connected rural area in the UK. Mr George is also calling on local people who still need better mobile signals in their area to contact his office so that they can work […]

Penwith badger vaccination project

West Cornwall MP, Andrew George, showed Parliamentary colleague Baroness Kate Parminter how the Penwith badger vaccination project is progressing on Saturday 25th October. Baroness Parminter is a former executive of the RSPCA and former Chair of the Campaign for the Protection of Hunted Animals and has a strong interest in environmental and animal protection matters. […]

Andrew George welcomes Baroness Parminter to view badger vaccination project

West Cornwall MP, Andrew George, will show Parliamentary colleague Baroness Kate Parminter how the Penwith badger vaccination project is progressing this Saturday morning 25th October. Kate is a former executive of the RSPCA and former Chair of the Campaign for the Protection of Hunted Animals and has a strong interest in environmental and animal protection […]

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 […]

MP urges constituents to make views known on new sewage proposals

The MP for the West Cornwall and Isles of Scilly constituency of St Ives, Andrew George, is urging constituents to take part in a consultation on a new and simpler approach to regulating small domestic sewage discharges. The consultation seeks views on Government proposals to remove administrative burdens for households not connected to the mains […]