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STATEMENT ON TRIDENT RENEWAL

A number of constituents have asked me how I voted on Trident renewal last week (20/1/2015). I voted for the motion – “That this House believes that Trident should NOT be renewed” (http://bit.ly/15GlFE9 ). Both the Tories and Labour voted

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OUR NHS YOUR CHANCE TO SHAPE ITS FUTURE GEORGE LEADS PUBLIC DEBATE

National nurse leader Dr Peter Carter and local NHS chief Dr Colin Philip will join local MP Andrew George at a public meeting to present their visions for the future of the NHS.   The meeting will take place on

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ANDREW GEORGE MP DIARY NOTICE

Amongst other things, West Cornwall MP, Andrew George, will be visiting/attending/speaking at the following events in the week commencing 26th January 2015 (as part of his public diary):   Monday 26th January: 2pm: Visit to Tate St Ives to discuss

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ANDREW GEORGE VISITS JOHN DANIEL CENTRE

On Friday 23rd January local MP, Andrew George, visited the John Daniel Centre in Penzance to see the work of Active Plus.  Active Plus is a social enterprise that uses the skills of ex-service personnel with PTSD to motivate, increase

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“LISTEN TO LOCAL FEARS” ‘SUPER QUARRY’ FACES QUESTIONS – GEORGE

Local MP Andrew George is urging regulators to listen closely to local fears about plans to turn Dean Quarry at St Keverne to what they believe will be a “super quarry”.       Mr George had met with representatives

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GEORGE CALLS FOR FREE BUS PASSES FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

West Cornwall MP, Andrew George, has visited Penwith College to call for free bus passes for 16-25 year olds.  Mr George met with students at Penwith College on Friday 25th January 2015 to discuss the challenges they face with rural

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ANDREW GEORGE SUPPORTS HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL DAY

West Cornwall MP, Andrew George, pledged his commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day (tomorrow, 27th January 2015) and to honour those who were murdered during the Holocaust, as well as pay tribute to the extraordinary Holocaust survivors who work tirelessly to

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FUNDING BOOST FOR ST IVES AND SCILLIES – WELCOMED BY GEORGE

West Cornwall MP, Andrew George, will welcome millions of pounds of Government funding for jobs and investment in St Ives and the Isles Scilly this Monday morning (strict midnight on Sunday embargo).  The money – from the Coastal Communities Fund

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Church “Betrays” Town for “30 Pieces of Silver”

People in St Ives are up in arms at the decision of their local church to sell its parish rooms to the highest bidder instead of a community group.       The vicar of St Ia Parish Church, and

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GEORGE STEPS UP NATIONAL CAMPAIGN ON SAFE NURSE STAFFING IN HOSPITALS

Local MP, Andrew George, is calling on his Parliamentary colleagues to get behind his campaign for safer registered nurse staffing levels on hospital wards. Early day motion 687 SAFE STAFFING ON HOSPITAL WARDS Main content Session: 2014-15 Date tabled: 13.01.2015

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  • Top of the Blogs: The Lib Dem Golden Dozen #409 February 1, 2015
    Welcome to the Golden Dozen, and our 409th weekly round-up from the Lib Dem blogosphere … Featuring the seven most popular stories beyond Lib Dem Voice according to click-throughs from the Aggregator (25 – 31 January, 2015), together with a hand-picked quintet, you might otherwise have missed. Don’t forget: you can sign up to receive […]
    Caron Lindsay
  • So, the Labour Party pledge a positive campaign February 1, 2015
    Oh look, the Labour Party is pledging not to get personal during the election campaign. From the BBC: Labour has vowed not to feature Prime Minister David Cameron on billboards ahead of the general election. The party said it would focus on issues rather than personalities. and not use negative personal campaigning. Its election strategist […]
    Caron Lindsay