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Andrew George steps up his campaign to ‘scrap the bedroom tax’

West Cornwall MP Andrew George, who led the successful campaign in Parliament with a Bill to scrap the Tory ‘Bedroom Tax’ has today launched a petition in an attempt to stop PM David Cameron from sabotaging his proposed legislation. He is urging people across the country to support the campaign. The House of Commons voted overwhelmingly at […]

PETITION: Back the Andrew George Bill to scrap the Tory Bedroom Tax today

West Cornwall MP Andrew George led the successful campaign in Parliament to defeat the Tory ‘Bedroom Tax’. His Liberal Democrat colleagues joined him with the support of opposition parties to defeat the Conservatives by 75 votes. But the Tories have now cooked-up a scheme to sabotage Andrew’s popular and successful campaign. Andrew has accused Tory […]

Andrew George MP delivers Christmas cheer to postal workers at Royal Mail’s Penzance delivery office

Andrew George MP passed on Christmas greetings to postmen and women at the Penzance Delivery Office. Christmas is Royal Mail’s busiest time of the year and Mr George saw the hard work and dedication of postal workers to sort and deliver festive mail. West Cornwall MP, Andrew George, has visited Royal Mail’s Penzance delivery office […]

Penzance offshore breakwater takes important step forward

West Cornwall MP, Andrew George MP, has welcomed the Government announcement of £150,000 funding towards an Options Appraisal and Business Case Review for a proposed Penzance offshore breakwater. Mr George welcomed the Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg to Penzance Harbour today to discuss the project with the Project Team which Mr George established earlier this […]

Andrew George MP to take part in “Race for Wildlife” Sunday 7th December

Local MP, Andrew George, will take part in the Race for Wildlife 7 mile run organised by Mounts Bay Harriers for the Cornwall Wildlife Trust this coming Sunday, 7th December. The race commences from Penwith College at 10 am. Mr George is sponsored by local retailer Seasalt to complete the 7 miles. Mr George explained, […]

Parliamentary update: Next A30 upgrade should be Rose-an-Grouse to Long Rock stretch – George

West Cornwall MP, Andrew George, pressed Transport Secretary, Patrick McLoughlin MP, for investment in the A30 between Rose-an-Grouse and Long Rock at the Commons. He welcomed the £120 million investment in the next ‘bottleneck’ to the east between Chiverton and Carland Cross. Mr George’s question and response from Mr McLoughlin are as follows: Andrew George […]

Helston Community College and Humphry Davy School rebuild bids to be decided in January – George Questions Minister

At Education Questions in the House of Commons, West Cornwall MP, Andrew George, has asked the Minister for Schools, David Laws MP, to confirm the timings surrounding the next phase of the Priority School Building programme. Mr George’s question and subsequent response from Mr Laws are as follows: Andrew George (St Ives) (LD): When he […]

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 […]

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 […]