George welcomes increased funding to children’s and adolescents’ mental health services

Andrew George, MP for West Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly,  yesterday warmly welcomed the Government’s announcement last week of further funding for childhood and adolescent mental health services but asked for reassurance that the situation where mentally ill children are placed in police cells due to a lack of specialised inpatient beds would not […]

Big roll out planned for badger jab project

Andrew George and Prof. Rosie Woodroffe with an an anaesthetised badger.   The MP who instigated the first community led badger vaccination programme in the UK, Andrew George, heralded the first pilot year of the badger vaccination programme in West Cornwall a great success. Mr George initiated the badger vaccination project in partnership with the […]

Big “Green” Debate

Rock Star – Brian May – Backs Andrew George Local MP to Set Agenda for Government  West Cornwall MP and former shadow Liberal Democrat Environment and Climate Change Minister, Andrew George, has called a public meeting to review the impact of public policy on the environment and on climate change as Parliament comes to close. […]

Path lab backtrack

  Following his meeting with the Chief Executive of Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust, Bill Shields, West Cornwall MP Andrew George welcomed the decision of the Trust to look again at the proposal to outsource pathology services at the Trust. Mr Shields confirmed that the Trust needed additional investment into the path labs but that they […]

RCHT debt to be rescheduled

    Local MP, Andrew George, welcomed news that the Department for Health and its Trust Development Authority has agreed to reschedule Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust debt – which currently stands at approximately £20m.  The Department has agreed to convert this to a 15 year loan which will save the Trust up to £1.8m per […]

Train upgrade welcome

  West Cornwall MP, Andrew George, welcomed today’s confirmation of the Government’s commitment to upgrade all trains for services into and through Cornwall with brand new Hitachi and commuter trains. Mr George led a Parliamentary petition for investment and improvements for intercity rail services from Penzance.  The campaign has already won a £multimillion upgrade for […]