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STORM RECOVERY NEWS

Andrew George MP met representatives from Coverack at his Helston surgery yesterday morning/early afternoon to discuss efforts to speed up the restoration of the collapsed road and to make the case for Government assistance for those businesses which have been

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MP OFFICIATES AT COUNTRY MARKET RE-LAUNCH

Local MP, Andrew George, will officiate at the re-launch of the Country Market in Penzance today (Thursday 17th April) at 10.30am.   Mr George, who is a strong supporter of local produce and local markets, is encouraging people to support

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MP TO PRESS FOR QUICKER RESPONSE TO COASTLINE DAMAGE RESTORATION

West Cornwall MP, Andrew George, will meet campaigners from Penzance and Newlyn at Newlyn Green today (Friday 11th April) regarding a petition which is being raised urging the Government to speed up its response to the damage sustained to the

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ANDREW GEORGE AT THE GREEN FAIR  PROMOTING BADGER VACCINATON AND OPEN FOR QUESTIONS

The MP for the West Cornwall and Isles of Scilly constituency of St Ives, Andrew George, will be supporting the Green Fair at St John’s Hall in Penzance on Saturday 12th April 2014 at 10am.   Mr George, who has

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BULLY BANKS MUST GET THEIR HOUSES IN ORDER

The MP for the West Cornwall and Isles of Scilly constituency of St Ives, Andrew George, has pressed Government Ministers to do more to protect small and medium sized businesses from what he describes as the “sharp” practices of “parasitic”

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GEORGE WELCOMES NAVAL INVASION OF PARLIAMENT

West Cornwall MP Andrew George welcomed over forty naval ratings and officers from Royal Naval Air Station Culdrose to Parliament last week. The group, made up of trainee air engineering technicians and aircraft handlers and their mentors, travelled to Westminster

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GEORGE TO PRESS FOR FAIR BUSINESS LENDING

The MP for the West Cornwall and Isles of Scilly constituency of St Ives, Andrew George, will call on Government Ministers to do more to protect small and medium sized businesses from the “sharp” practices of “parasitic” banks.   Mr

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CONGRATULATIONS ON RAIL CONNECTION BUT THE CAMPAIGN FOR IMPROVEMENTS MUST GO ON – GEORGE

The MP for the West Cornwall and Isles of Scilly constituency of St Ives, Andrew George, has urged his constituents and campaigners not to “rest on their laurels” following the very welcome news that the rail line between Penzance in

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BADGERS – STAY OF EXECUTION RATHER THAN A CLIMBDOWN

The MP who is working with the Zoological Society of London to introduce the first community-led badger vaccination trial across 200 km2 of Penwith peninsula in his constituency has challenged the Environment Secretary, Owen Paterson, to provide evidence that there’s

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OFFSHORE BREAKWATER IS “HIGHEST PRIORITY” FOR PENZANCE REGENERATION

A group of councillors, harbour user representatives and business leaders have agreed that the construction of effective offshore protection for Penzance is now the highest priority for the town and for future opportunities for economic regeneration.   At a meeting

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  • Austin Rathe talks to the Standard about the importance of political geekery April 23, 2014
    The appointment of Obama’s strategist David Axelrod to advise the Labour Party has prompted the Standard to take a look at the digital operations of the three main parties. All three are looking to the success of the Obama campaign’s collection and use of data. We know that the most effective digital campaigners are those […]
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  • Lorely Burt to support female entrepreneurs April 23, 2014
    Vince Cable has appointed Lorely Burt to a new role aimed at promoting and supporting female entrepreneurs. From the Yorkshire Post: Liberal Democrat MP Lorely Burt will help women-led businesses to understand the help available to their new and growing firms. She started her career in the prison service and rose to become assistant governor […]
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