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The slow train crash that is Brexit briefly accelerated towards its destiny last week

Posted on: 22nd November 2018

The slow train crash that is Brexit briefly accelerated towards its destiny last week. The draft withdrawal agreement represents a significant achievement for the Prime Minister. You may be astonished to learn that I admire her resilience. She’s done well to secure any kind of deal out of the histrionics and chaos that has been […]

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 […]

Vince Cable

Vince Cable to visit West Cornwall

Posted on: 20th November 2018

Thursday 29th November Former Trade secretary and Liberal Democrat Leader – Rt Hon Dr Sir Vince Cable MP – will visit West Cornwall on Thursday 29th November. He will visit local businesses, Penwith College and hold a public meeting at Helston Community College. See copy of poster attached. Further information to follow.

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 […]

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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 […]

NHS

And a second pat on your back

Posted on: 9th November 2018

And a second pat on your back. Our strong campaign for honest funding to save our NHS is working. Though the Conservative Government hasn’t given our NHS anything close to what it needs at least their claims of extra funding shows that the penny has dropped. Public spending announcements are rarely reported clearly by the […]

Second Homes March

Pat yourselves on the back!

Posted on: 9th November 2018

Pat yourselves on the back! Our campaign for a fairer housing market has forced a partial Government back down. Cornwall and the Scillies has been at the forefront of our campaign to highlight the industrial level (though lawful) tax avoidance going on in the second home sector. Growing numbers of second home investors have been […]