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“Older people’s Day Centres have important role to play” – George

Andrew George visits Pengarth Day Centre   Following his visit to Pengarth Day Centre in Penzance today, Mr George congratulated the charity that runs the Centre, and the Town Council for its vital support. Mr George said: “It’s clear that the Day Centre provides a very important service to a large number of older people […]

St Piran’s Day call for a Cornish Assembly

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg and Lib Dem Council Group Leader Jeremy Rowe have announced plans for devolving more powers to Cornwall through a Cornish Assembly. In an article published on St Piran’s Day, and coinciding with a visit to Cornwall, Deputy Prime Minster Nick Clegg and Jeremy Rowe said: “In the next Parliament, Lib […]

Parking penalties will only worsen care crisis – George

Andrew George MP and care worker Karen Garner   Local MP Andrew George is calling on health and care chiefs to give home care workers the same status as doctors when they are “on call”. For months Mr George has pressed Cornwall Council chiefs to establish a consistent policy between their traffic enforcement and social […]

George says locals must decide on mobile phone coverage and proposed masts at Coverack and Treveddon, Ruan Minor

  Local MP, Andrew George has called on the local community across The Lizard to let him know their opinions regarding two proposed masts at Coverack and Treveddon, Ruan Minor which have been presented as part of the Government’s Mobile Infrastructure Project (MIP) that aims to improve mobile telephony coverage. Mr George has been contacted […]

Andrew George steps up call for RCHT debt to be written off

  West Cornwall MP and member of the Health Select Committee, Andrew George, is stepping up his campaign for the Government to write off Royal Cornwall Hospital’s Trust debt, especially in the light of the current position of the “black alert” crisis status Cornwall’s acute  hospitals. After a public meeting on local health services which […]

Penzance breakwater – a firm step forward

Andrew George MP and Jonathan Burnett at Penzance seafront Comments and suggestions welcome Local MP Andrew George, has called on Penzance Harbour and seafront users, stakeholders, mariners and local residents to bring forward their comments, suggestions and concerns as the consultants who have been commissioned to commence the scoping work for Penzance breakwater complete their […]

George criticises Hospitals Trust plans to privatise Cornwall’s pathology services

        West Cornwall MP, Andrew George, has warned the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust that its apparent decision to put pathology services out to private tender would be a false economy.  There was an outcry at Mr George’s public meeting at Penzance at the weekend, when 200 people heard from GPs on the […]

George opens ‘Pub is the Hub’ in Ashton

      Villagers watch as ‘Pub in the Hub’ is officially opened West Cornwall MP, Andrew George, has (on Friday 20th February) formally opened the ‘Pub is The Hub’ community shop at The Lion and Lamb in Ashton.  The Pub is the Hub is a not for profit initiative which has provided The Lion […]

Hospital Trust chiefs criticised at large NHS public meeting in Penzance

L-R Dr Ellen Wilkinson, Dr Matthew Boulter, Andrew George MP, Dr Peter Carter, Dr Colin Philip   Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust was roundly criticised for not attending a public meeting in Penzance, which saw over 200 people attend to discuss issues relating to local NHS services. The meeting, held at Penwith College on Friday evening, […]

Hospitals crisis will be hot topic at public meeting

        The crisis at Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust will be amongst subjects raised at a large public meeting which has been organised for tomorrow evening (Friday 20th February) at Penwith College, convened by Health Select Committee Member and West Cornwall MP, Andrew George.  Following the announcement of a “black alert” at Royal […]