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Police seeking witnesses following Helston offensive leaflet incident

Posted on: 20th November 2018

Police have confirmed they would like statements from witnesses who were handed leaflets as they entered the venue of a meeting which the local Conservative MP arranged with UKIP in Helston last Friday. Andrew George (who was a target of the offending leaflet) has confirmed that the Police are seeking statements from witnesses. He reported […]

George reported racist leaflet to Police – and has now forwarded the name of suspected author

Posted on: 19th November 2018

Andrew George, who reported to the Police the anonymously produced offensive leaflet circulated at the joint UKIP-Conservative Parties meeting arranged by the local Conservative MP at Helston on Friday evening, is urging witnesses with evidence to come forward. Yesterday he also forwarded the name of the suspected author of the leaflet to the police. Mr […]

Statement by Andrew George

Posted on: 16th November 2018

After attending Brexit Meeting arranged by Conservative MP in Helston this evening A fascist/racist leaflet attacking me and non white migrants was being freely handed out when I attended the public meeting arranged by the local Conservative MP in Helston this evening. Not a good start to a meeting where important issues around Brexit were […]

What does the draft Brexit Agreement mean for Cornwall?

Posted on: 15th November 2018

Public meeting tonight St John’s Hall, Penzance – 7.30pm Top trade experts will speak at a public meeting arranged by Andrew George in Penzance this evening. Jason Hunter and Sarah Holmes will explain what the draft EU Withdrawal Agreement means for the UK and for Cornwall in particular. Jason Hunter and Andrew George will also […]

Brexit – a chance to learn what it all means and to have your say

Posted on: 14th November 2018

Trade experts will have meetings and a big public debate in West Cornwall tomorrow following the publication of the draft Withdrawal Agreement later today. Local campaigner and former MP Andrew George will welcome trade expert speakers to West Cornwall tomorrow to meet the public, students and businesses to advise on implications of the Brexit negotiations […]

Brexit poll

Help for local people perplexed by Brexit progress

Posted on: 12th November 2018

Local campaigner Andrew George will take to the public halls and streets this week to talk to local people about where they want the Brexit negotiations to go. He’s arranged speakers to join him in St John’s Hall, Penzance on Thursday evening and will visit Penwith College during that afternoon. He will also take his […]

Remember Brexit?

Posted on: 9th November 2018

Remember Brexit? You know, the deal we were assured would be the “easiest in human history”? Well, apparently it’s “95% done”. So that’s alright then. For those not so easily placated – who haven’t joined the keyboard warriors barking “Leave means Leave”, or similar nuggets of wisdom – there’s a safe haven, to find out […]

Open letter – Reciprocal request/invitation re. Brexit events

Posted on: 5th November 2018

To Derek Thomas MP Dear Derek, Parliament will soon be asked to make a crucially important decision on the final Brexit deal. Providing confidence that this will be undertaken with competence and care will be important in the coming weeks in the lead up to that vote. I would therefore appreciate it if you would […]

Public demand Brexit facts ahead of crucial vote

Posted on: 4th November 2018

A full house at St John’s Hall Penzance recently demanded more information: about what’s happening to Brexit; the detail of the deal; the impact on the Irish border; the impact on Cornwall, on medical supplies, and on EU nationals living in the Uk and Uk nationals settled in mainland EU and Eire. Labour Lord Andrew […]

Lord Adonis key speaker at big Brexit debate

Posted on: 29th October 2018

Labour Lord Andrew Adonis and former Chair of the Government’s National Infrastructure Commission will join local Liberal Democrat Andrew George on a platform in Penzance to debate the challenges and fallacies of the Brexit negotiations this Thursday 1st Nov. There will be a march from the Humphry Davy statue at 6.15pm followed by a public […]