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St Ives must shape its future, not be pushed around by developers

St Ives Poster – october 2014

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STOP “FALSE ECONOMY” OF TOO FEW NURSES – GEORGE URGES HEALTH SECRETARY

Health Select Committee member and campaigner for safe staffing on hospital wards – Liberal Democrat MP, Andrew George – is urging Health Secretary, Rt. Hon Jeremy Hunt MP, to back the campaign for safe registered nurse staffing levels on acute

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“IT PROVES THAT DUNKEY DROPS TAKE WICKETS!”

Andrew George gratefully received the trophy for the best bowler in the Leedstown Cricket Club 1XI again at the Club’s end of season awards event at the weekend (topping the Team’s bowling averages for the 28 wickets he took during

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SCOTTISH REFERENDUM – MAJOR OPPORTUNITY FOR CORNWALL

  West Cornwall MP, Andrew George, has called on the Cornish community to prepare itself to mount a campaign for devolution whatever the outcome of the Scottish referendum.   Mr George who has consistently campaigned for more powers to a

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MP HOPES TO CUT THE BEDROOM TAX

PRIVATE MEMBERS’ BILL – “AFFORDABLE HOMES BILL” – NEWS UPDATE The MP who has the first Private Members’ Bill will seek support from fellow MPs to cut the bedroom tax when it is debated in the House of Commons next

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SAFE “NURSE RATIO” IS HIGH PRIORITY – GEORGE URGES HEALTH MINISTERS

Health Select Committee Member and leading campaigner for safe registered nurse staffing in hospitals, Andrew George MP, is urging Ministers to take note of a report which shows that the number of nurses and the ratio of registered nurses to

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LEARN FROM LONGREACH KEEP PRIVATE PROFIT OUT OF PUBLIC NHS

West Cornwall MP, and Member of the House of Commons Health Select Committee, Andrew George, has warned of “the dire consequences of NHS privatisation” in response to Redruth’s Longreach Mental Health Unit not being expected to reopen until at least November.

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GEORGE URGES PRIME MINISTER TO DEPLOY RFA ARGUS TO GAZA

West Cornwall MP, Andrew George, has stepped up his campaign for the Government to send the Royal Navy hospital ship RFA Argus to Gaza. Mr George has now written to the Prime Minister, David Cameron, to call for the immediate

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ANDREW GEORGE MP – CASEWORK SURGERIES

West Cornwall MP, Andrew George, has published his latest forthcoming Autumn and Winter 2014 casework surgeries. As well as the approximately 3,000 new cases he takes us through phone calls, letters, emails and visits to his office he takes up

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ISRAELI “TERRORISTS” MUST BE STOPPED – GEORGE

Local MP, Andrew George, has written to the Prime Minister urging the United Kingdom to show international leadership to condemn and face down the Israeli onslaught in Gaza. Mr George has described the Israeli Government’s military invasion of Gaza a

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  • Shouldn’t Parliament Square be for protesters? October 22, 2014
    The name Donnachadh McCarthy means something to those of us of a certain age. Donnachadh was once a Liberal Democrat and he was proper Awkward Squad. I spent many hours arguing with him on Cix, which was where all online Liberal Democrats hung out back in the day. Quite often I agreed with him and […]
    Caron Lindsay
  • Liberal Democrat storms to by-election win – in the House of Lords October 22, 2014
    We have a new Liberal Democrat Parliamentarian tonight after a by-election win. It’s a wee while since we could say that. But it’s a very different type of by-election and one that raises more than a little disquiet. I have to say I find it pretty objectionable that you can get a seat in Parliament […]
    Caron Lindsay