The “meaningful vote” has left us with a meaningless Government, a determined but enfeebled PM and a powerless opposition. May’s deal is dead. No deal is dead too. Parliament has contrived itself into a triangulated gridlock. The Government is incapable of resolving this. While the Fixed-Term Parliament Act protects Ministers and MPs to carry-on, fear […]
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Friday 1st Feb – St John’s Hall, Penzance Former Conservative, Julie Girling MEP, will join former MP, Liberal Democrat Andrew George on a Brexit panel debate on 1st February in Penzance. Ms Girling was expelled by the Conservatives for refusing to back her Party’s Brexit policy. (Ironically, scores of Conservative MPs will also vote against […]
May’s deal is dead. No deal dead too. Parliament has stymied itself in triangulated gridlock. The Government is incapable of resolving this. After Tuesday’s vote we’ll be left with a powerless, rudderless Government and a zombie PM. No proposed resolution will be popular with everyone. But the most rational in these circumstances must be to […]
A new year. But will it be a new dawn? We can of course hope, wish and pray. But let’s also WORK in 2019 to build a better future for young people. Health and Education Let’s save our NHS by halting the cuts and pressures. Stop private companies ‘cherry-picking’ the profitable bits. Put patients before […]
Meanwhile MPs are all at sea over what Brexit means for fishing. They say they’re “seeking clarity”. Some have been seduced by warm words about becoming “an independent coastal state”. But they haven’t twigged. The agreement leaves just as much access for foreign vessels but with the UK in a weaker negotiating position.
I’ve been out and about. I’ve arranged many public meetings to help inform during this time of political uncertainty and chaos. I’ve been assisted by remarkable people, experts in their field, who are happy to stand with me in packed public halls to inform, engage, advise. I’ll do more in the new year. We should […]
Let the people decide NB Andrew George is available in WESTMINSTER for interview or comment on today’s developments Commenting on the PM’s decision to stop tomorrow’s “meaningful vote” on the EU withdrawal agreement Andrew George said “the Government is clearly incapable of governing”. “This paralysis cannot continue. Parliament is (collectively) procrastinating. “This has become a […]
As the Government’s Brexit strategy continues to spiral into worsening chaos it’s good to see MPs insisted on having full access to the Attorney General’s advice. Everyone noted the local Conservative MP insisted on having this. So it’s odd he voted against the release of the information.
Please join Vince and me at this event next Thursday evening at my ‘old school’ – Helston Community College. We’ll be joined by successful local entrepreneurs Lucy Jewson (Co-Founder and director of Helston based company Frugi Children’s clothes wear) and Toby Parkins (Director of Heads Forward and President of the Cornwall Chamber of Commerce). It’ll […]
If you haven’t been to any of the Brexit debates I’ve organised so far perhaps you’d like to join us at a panel debate I’ve arranged to take place in Helston next week. It will include former Trade Secretary, Liberal Democrat Leader Dr Sir Vince Cable MP. Helston Community College at 7:30pm on Thursday 29th […]