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Posts Tagged ‘Andrew George in Parliament’

The wrong answer to the West Lothian question.

Posted on: 16th December 2014

West Cornwall MP, Andrew George, has responded to the Government statement in the House of Commons on the implications of devolution for England. Mr George said, “After decades of head scratching and pondering over the so-called “West Lothian question” the Government submitted its first attempt at an answer. “It was a good try, but woefully […]

Andrew George Westminster Hall Debate

Posted on: 16th December 2014

West Cornwall MP, Andrew George, has secured a debate to encourage the Government to extend its policy and support for those in housing need. Mr George, who used to work in the charitable housing sector before he was elected, says that the Government needs to construct a new lower rung on the housing ladder which […]

George intensifies pressure on Conservatives over “Bedroom Tax”

Posted on: 16th December 2014

West Cornwall MP, Andrew George, who led the successful campaign in Parliament with a Bill to scrap the Tory ‘Bedroom Tax’ has welcomed the strong response to his petition launched only a few days ago. The petition aims to stop PM David Cameron from sabotaging his proposed legislation. He is urging people across the country […]

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

Posted on: 9th December 2014

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

Posted on: 9th December 2014

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 […]

Parliamentary update: George calls for Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust debt to be wiped clean

Posted on: 2nd December 2014

West Cornwall MP, Andrew George, called on Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt MP, to wipe off the debts of the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust in the Commons. Mr George’s question and the response from Mr Hunt are as follows:- Andrew George (St Ives) (LD): I welcome the additional money. My right hon. Friend is right that […]

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

Posted on: 2nd December 2014

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

Posted on: 2nd December 2014

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 pressing on with his policy to cap second homes: Supporting local campaign to protect communities and locals in housing need

Posted on: 19th November 2014

West Cornwall MP, Andrew George, has pledged to press on with his campaign to cap second home numbers, in spite of the refusal of Labour and Conservative Parties to support the need to take action. Mr George had proposed introducing clauses into his “Affordable Homes Bill” – to put a planning cap on second homes […]

Diary Release

Posted on: 3rd November 2014

1.      HIGHLIGHTING RISK AND COST OF OCCUPATIONAL CANCER West Cornwall MP, Andrew George, will host an event in the House of Commons today highlighting the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health’s “No time to lose” campaign on this issue. Mr George has also tabled a Motion to the House of Commons highlighting the human and […]