NHS 111

Following a question I raised concerning the adequacy of NHS 111 (see attached transcript from Health Questions this morning) it seems that a number of media outlets are interested in my reference.   For information, I attach a depersonalised comment from one of my constituents.  I have received similar from others.  But this is, specifically, Read more about NHS 111[…]

GEORGE CALLS FOR REASSURANCE ON REGIONAL PAY

West Cornwall MP, Andrew George, has called on all parties to confirm that they will not adopt plans for lower regional pay after the next general election.  Mr George believes this would be to the detriment of workers in Cornwall.  Andrew George has successfully campaigned for the Tory party’s plan to introduce lower “regional pay” Read more about GEORGE CALLS FOR REASSURANCE ON REGIONAL PAY[…]

WELCOME FOR TAKE-OFF OF RENEWED AIR AMBULANCE

West Cornwall MP, Andrew George, welcomed the arrival of a second (new) air ambulance into the service of Cornwall Air Ambulance today (12th Jan 2015).  Mr George, who is a member of the Commons’ Health Select Committee and has campaigned for investments in extended night flying capacity, better landing facilities at Derriford and for a Read more about WELCOME FOR TAKE-OFF OF RENEWED AIR AMBULANCE[…]

GEORGE PRESSES FOR APPRENTICESHIP SUPPORT FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

West Cornwall MP, Andrew George, urged a Government Minister to help small businesses in West Cornwall who want to create apprenticeships.  Since 2010, the Liberal Democrats in Coalition have created over 2million new apprenticeships across the country, with 780 set up in the West Cornwall and Isles of Scilly constituency in 2013 and 670 established Read more about GEORGE PRESSES FOR APPRENTICESHIP SUPPORT FOR SMALL BUSINESSES[…]

GEORGE DEMANDS ACTION ON HOME CARE WORKERS PAY

West Cornwall MP, Andrew George, joined his colleagues this week to urge the Government to give better protection to home care workers’ pay and conditions.  The MPs have written to Employment Minister Jo Swinson to request a meeting to press the case to ensure all care workers are not paid less than the national minimum Read more about GEORGE DEMANDS ACTION ON HOME CARE WORKERS PAY[…]

West Cornwall MP, Andrew George, said he “wasn’t surprised” to learn that St Ives has been named as the “best place to live”, following a poll of 3,000 people conducted by a national property agency. Mr George commented (and tweeted!) over the weekend that “all of our local towns and villages are amongst the best places on the planet. “Of course it is great that national polls often place local towns at the top of the most desirable places to purchase a property. “However, our first priority has to be that local people are able to afford to carry on living in our local communities and that this understandable nation-wide desire to buy property here doesn’t result in locals being priced out of the market!”

Speaking after the Local Government Funding Settlement in the Commons yesterday, West Cornwall MP, Andrew George, warned that the Government would have to do more to bring Cornwall up to a fairer funding level.   Although the Local Government Funding Settlement provided Cornwall with a small increase in funds – £200,000 – the Council still Read more about West Cornwall MP, Andrew George, said he “wasn’t surprised” to learn that St Ives has been named as the “best place to live”, following a poll of 3,000 people conducted by a national property agency. Mr George commented (and tweeted!) over the weekend that “all of our local towns and villages are amongst the best places on the planet. “Of course it is great that national polls often place local towns at the top of the most desirable places to purchase a property. “However, our first priority has to be that local people are able to afford to carry on living in our local communities and that this understandable nation-wide desire to buy property here doesn’t result in locals being priced out of the market!”[…]

“ROOM” FOR POLICY DEBATE IN CHRISTMAS CARD

West Cornwall MP, Andrew George, has circulated his Christmas card to many local residents across West Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly over the weekend.  Continuing his now traditional “Contrasts at Christmas” he offers local people a “festive quiz” entitled “Room at the Inn…?”   He asks the question “who wants to penalise the poor Read more about “ROOM” FOR POLICY DEBATE IN CHRISTMAS CARD[…]

George to take part in ‘Race for Wildlife’

Local MP, Andrew George, will take part in the “Race for Wildlife” 7 mile run organised by Mounts Bay Harriers for the Cornwall Wildlife Trust this coming Sunday, 7th December. The race commences from Penwith College at 10 am. Mr George is sponsored by local retailer Seasalt to complete the 7 miles. Mr George explained, Read more about George to take part in ‘Race for Wildlife’[…]