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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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  • Labour hang on in South Yorkshire – my guilty part October 31, 2014
    Labour have retained the post of Police and Crime Commissioner, following the resignation of Shaun Wright, with 50.02% of first preferences ahead of UKIP on 31.66% with a turnout of 14%. The Liberal Democrats did not stand a candidate. The campaign was dominated by the issue of the child sexual exploitation scandal in Rotherham, with […]
    Joe Otten
  • Norman Lamb warns against demonising people with mental ill health at Hallowe’en October 31, 2014
    We’ve always had great fun at Hallowe’en in our house. We love the guisers (none of this new fangled Trick or Treat stuff, if you please). My husband loves carving the pumpkin even if he isn’t as elaborate as some. My Facebook timeline has been full of everything from Pumpkin Daleks to the delicious irony […]
    Caron Lindsay