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Trained nurse levels dangerously low warns George

St Ives MP Andrew George today said that Minister’s “excuse” for not agreeing to safe mandatory nurse to patient rations was thin. Speaking in Health Questions Mr George, who is a member of the Health Select Committee, asked: “There is mounting evidence that clinical care failure is as much to do with inadequate staff levels […]

Local MP asks Ministers to investigate Atos contract

Ministers were challenged by St Ives MP Andrew George today over claims made by controversial company Atos Healthcare in tender documents. Speaking in the Commons at Questions to the Department of Work and Pensions, Mr George said: “Disability Cornwall has expressed concern to me that the company Atos has used its name in vain, claiming […]

George questions Prime Minister over Supermarket Watchdog

Andrew George MP has urged the Prime Minister not to delay and to proceed with the Grocery Code Adjudicator Bill. Mr George, who has led a decade long campaign to protect farmers and growers from what he has described as the “bully boy behaviour of supermarket buyers”, pressed David Cameron on the matter during Prime […]

Andrew George MP Questions the Health Secretary on the Health Bill 21st February 2012

Andrew George MP questions The Health Secretary on the Health Bill at Health Questions in the House of Commons on 21st February 2012 You can also read the media coverage about it here: Mail Guardian Western Morning News

Oral Questions | Public Bodies Bill

Andrew George (St Ives, Liberal Democrat) I lead on DEFRA matters for the Liberal Democrats and hope that the Minister understands that I oppose the abolition of the Agricultural Wages Board. Rural workers are exceptionally isolated and in an exceptional position that I think justifies exceptional protections.   Nick Hurd (Parliamentary Secretary (Civil Society), Cabinet […]

Oral Question | Public Bodies Bill

Andrew George (St Ives, Liberal Democrat) I hope that the right hon. Lady would agree that rather than trading figures for partisan purposes, we need to have a proper audit of what is going on. A moment ago she mentioned the Commission for Rural Communities. As that body is being brought in-house by the Department […]