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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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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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  • Last chance to apply for ALDC internship – a Lib Dem Jobwatch special September 20, 2014
    The Association of Liberal Democrat Councillors and Campaigners, to give it its Sunday name, is recruiting two paid Campaigns and Communications internships based in Manchester from next month to June next year. From their site: This is a full-time role, paid at the UK National Minimum Wage (£6.50 per hour for over 21 years olds), […]
    Caron Lindsay
  • Dorothy Thornhill selected as Liberal Democrat candidate for Watford September 20, 2014
    My co-editor Stephen Tall is incredibly efficient. He’s off on holiday, but he managed to edit his post on where we are with candidates in our held and top target seats to include Dorothy Thornhill’s selection in Watford before he headed to the airport at some ridiculous hour of the night. Dorothy is currently in […]
    Caron Lindsay