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Andrew George at Penzance Street Food Project

Weekly News Column

Posted on: 10th October 2019

Thank you to the media for highlighting of the daily struggle of local people. It helps to get an important message across. The BBC reports from Penzance this week exposes the plight of hard-working local families who endure the very low wage and very high house and living cost local economy. Promises of tax and […]

Cornwall deserves a fair share from Johnson’s magic money-lending tree

Posted on: 29th July 2019

  Andrew George has joined his fellow Liberal Democrat Parliamentary campaign team to call for Cornwall to get a fair share of Government investment in its services and economy from the new Johnson Government. Andrew said, “This Government is led by a man who can’t tell truth from fiction. There’s going to be an almighty […]

Young people – our climate conscience

Posted on: 6th May 2019

Really encouraged to meet students at Cape Cornwall School and at Mounts Bay Academy. All so very interested, engaged, committed. Our discussion? Climate Change. Many had gone on School “Strike” to protest that their parents and grandparents generations had let them down. Had left them a legacy which threatens their future and of thousands of species […]

Never forget…

Posted on: 27th January 2019

We will never forget. Today, 27 January 2019, marks 74th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi concentration and death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau. 1.1 million Roma, Gypsies, gays, Jews were murdered there. Today marks the commemoration of the Holocaust and genocides in Cambodia, Bosnia, Rwanda and Darfur. The language of hatred must never go unchallenged. Let’s […]


Let’s make 2019 a year of change for the better

Posted on: 2nd January 2019

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 […]

“I think I’ve met MPs of the future and I’m impressed” – George

Posted on: 17th March 2015

Andrew George and students at Penwith College   Andrew George visited students at Penwith College campus on Friday. He explained to them how he got involved in politics, his upbringing in the constituency and what makes him tick. Mr George came to politics relatively late. After schooling at Mullion, Helston and university at Sussex and […]

Helston Community College rebuild – a big thank you

Posted on: 12th March 2015

Andrew George MP and Dr Pat McGovern at Helston College   Former Principal of Helston Community College – Dr Pat McGovern, and local MP Andrew George, took time to reflect on their successful campaign to secure funding for a College rebuild.  Mr George gave the credit to Dr McGovern for the phenomenal effort and energetic […]

Cornwall Apprenticeships’ 300 in 100 Campaign is backed by Andrew George MP

Posted on: 1st December 2013

West Cornwall MP, Andrew George, helped launch the Cornwall Apprenticeship 300 in 100 campaign. This ambitious plan aims to create 300 apprenticeships in the first 100 days of 2014. It is backed by the National Apprenticeship Service, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership and other training, business and Local Government stakeholders. The […]

Boost in local apprenticeship figures

Posted on: 12th March 2013

Local MP, Andrew George, has welcomed figures that show that more than 6,000 people were on an apprenticeship last year in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, an increase of 67% on 2009. The figures are an important boost for the role of apprenticeships and for young people and come as National Apprenticeship Week is […]

Andrew George MP welcomes Summer School programme

Posted on: 15th March 2012

Andrew George MP has welcomed the opening of applications for a £50 million two week summer schools programme for disadvantaged children. Liberal Democrat Leader and Deputy Prime Minister, Rt. Hon Nick Clegg MP, announced the fund last September. It is aimed at helping up to 100,000 of the most disadvantaged pupils with the transition from […]