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ST MICHAEL’S HOSPITAL: “CHOOSE IT AND USE IT”!

GEORGE URGES LOCAL COMMUNITY AND PATIENTS TO GET BEHIND THEIR LOCAL HOSPITALS Further to his earlier news release, West Cornwall MP, Andrew George, made the following statement after touring St Michael’s Hospital with Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust Chief Executive, Lezli

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GEORGE WELCOMES LIB DEMS BEDROOM TAX PUSH

‘Bedroom Tax’ rebel, Andrew George MP, welcomed his (Liberal Democrats) Party’s review of the Spare Room Subsidy “Bedroom Tax”, (especially after The Department for Work and Pensions analysis showed nearly 60% of the 550,000 tenants affected by the Bedroom Tax

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GISTERED NURSE SAFE STAFFING GUIDELINES

West Cornwall MP, Andrew George, has welcomed the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) announcement that acute hospitals must follow their guidelines of never allowing registered nurse staffing levels to fall below one registered nurse to eight patients

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GEORGE SAYS HELSTON COLLEGE NEEDS COUNCIL TO STEP UP BID FOR GOVERNMENT RE-BUILD FUNDS

The MP for West Cornwall, Andrew George, has urged Cornwall Council Chiefs to give Helston College the chance it deserves to secure Government funding for a major re-build of some of its main buildings. Mr George has told Council Leaders

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West Cornwall MP, Andrew George, is hailing a Government announcement due to be made tomorrow as a campaign success for the Independent and Liberal Democrat led Cornwall Council, and the work of a key council official – Nigel Blackconstituency is

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PMQs: GEORGE QUESTIONS PRIME MINISTER ON RAIL INVESTMENT

At today’s Prime Minister’s Questions, West Cornwall MP, Andrew George, asked the Prime Minister about investment in rail services from Penzance.   Mr George asked the Prime Minister, “Is the Prime Minister aware – because I have raised this issue

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ANDREW GEORGE – PUBLIC MEETING, ST MARY’S, ISLES OF SCILLY

Andrew George MP is to hold a public meeting on the evening of Friday 11th July 2014 in the Wesleyan Chapel, St Mary’s commencing at 7 pm.   Mr George has dealt with many issues raised by island residents in

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CORNISH RAIL INVESTMENT CAMPAIGN REACHES CLIMAX AS GEORGE PRESENTS “RESILIENCE” PETITION TO PARLIAMENT

A longstanding campaigner for Government investment in the Cornish Intercity and Sleeper rail services from Penzance, West Cornwall MP Andrew George, has vowed to keep up the pressure as he brings his campaign to a crescendo in anticipation of an

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GEORGE CALLS ON SOUTH WEST WATER TO ‘CLEAN UP ITS ACT’ – FOLLOWING ST IVES BAY SEWAGE LEAK

West Cornwall MP, Andrew George, has called on South West Water to clean up its act after bathers were forced to evacuate the sea in St Ives Bay on Saturday when lifeguards received calls advising them that sewage was being

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FRUGI 10th ANNIVERSARY – A LOCAL BUSINESS SUCCESS STORY

West Cornwall MP, Andrew George congratulated Helston-based clothing company, Frugi, as the company celebrate their 10th anniversary party.

Mr George said, “I was fortunate to have a chance to meet Frugi’s co-founders, Lucy and Kurt Jewson and their growing work force and support staff when I visited their Helston base recently to congratulate them on their Queen’s Award, prior to their 10th anniversary celebrations.

“All of the Frugi staff deserve warm congratulations for being honoured with a 2014 Queen’s Award for Enterprise; richly deserved recognition for their outstanding achievements in international trade.

“Frugi is a Cornish success story, which has become a local business exemplar in West Cornwall. From humble beginnings, Lucy and Kurt Jewson took a big risk which has paid off. They’ve turned Frugi into a best selling award winning childrenswear brand in the UK, selling to more than 50 countries globally and creating jobs and bringing big contracts to an economy which needs a lift.

“I hope Frugi enjoy their 10th anniversary party celebrations tonight. It is hugely deserved.”

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  • LibLink: Alex Proud – “If you believe politicians are useless, you’ll end up with useless politicians” July 28, 2014
    In the Telegraph today, Alex Proud — who self-describes as “A lapsed Liberal and a rugged, Gladstonian Liberal who likes free markets and the odd gunboat, but a Liberal nonetheless” — reflects on his recent meeting with Nick Clegg and Simon Hughes: … sitting between Simon Hughes and Nick Clegg I was reminded for the […]
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  • Nick Clegg “surprisingly good at Twitter” July 28, 2014
    Whether it’s posting a selfie from a football match, posing with a Princess mug, mocking the Daily Mail or looking like the perfect domestic goddess before admitting that it was Miriam who had made the very nice looking pie (for which we still need the recipe), Nick Clegg certainly has a quirky way with Twitter […]
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