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Search and rescue team in Hayle receives funding boost

Fri, 23/08/2019 - 16:25

George Eustice, MP for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle, recently visited Hayle Surf Lifesaving Club to hear about the work they carry out to help keep people safe. In January 2019, search and rescue teams across Cornwall were awarded grants from the Department for Transport as part of the Rescue Boat Grant Fund.

George welcomes investment further investment to mental health services in Cornwall

Thu, 22/08/2019 - 15:28

George Eustice, MP for Camborne, Redruth & Hayle has today welcomed the news that hundreds of residents across Cornwall are set to benefit from improved mental health support as part of the Government's commitment to providing greater support for those affected by these issues.

St Michael's Hospital continues to go from strength to strength

Thu, 22/08/2019 - 15:04

Last weekend, George Eustice, MP for Camborne, Redruth & Hayle visited St Michael’s Hospital in Hayle to see the recent investment in new facilities that is now allowing the majority of orthopaedic work in Cornwall to be transferred from Treliske to Hayle. 

Government announces new support for young people in Cornwall

Wed, 21/08/2019 - 18:25

Thousands of young people across Cornwall will benefit from new mental health support including counselling, mentoring and arts programmes as part of the government’s commitment to transforming mental health care.

RCHT receives biggest ever single investment Cornwall has seen in local health services

Mon, 05/08/2019 - 11:25

George Eustice, MP for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle, has today welcomed news that a new maternity unit and entrance will be built at Treliske as part of the largest ever single investment that Cornwall has seen in its health services.

Boost for Portreath as O2 announce increase in coverage for Portreath Beach

Tue, 30/07/2019 - 11:41

Residents and tourists alike will soon benefit from enhanced 4G coverage in Portreath after O2 recently announced that tit was upgrading almost 400 tourist hotspots and transport hubs across the country. 

George Eustice calls for 0.2% of GDP to be spent on the farmed environment

Tue, 16/07/2019 - 14:50

Former Farming Minister and MP for Camborne, Redruth & Hayle, George Eustice, has tabled an amendment to the Agriculture Bill which would create a duty on the Government to spend at least 0.2% of Gross National Income on the farmed environment.

George challenges Minister on effectiveness of Seasonal Agriculture Pilot Scheme

Mon, 15/07/2019 - 18:12

George Eustice, MP for Camborne, Redruth & Hayle, has today challenged the Home Secretary on the effectiveness of a two year pilot scheme for Seasonal Agricultural Workers. 

George joins Portreath community to unveil plaque for new sea wall

Mon, 15/07/2019 - 16:37

George Eustice, MP for Camborne, Redruth & Hayle recently joined members from Portreath Parish Council to unveil a plaque in commemoration of the work undertaken by the emergency services at the time of the storms in 2014 and 2018, and everyone who has been involved since to repair the wall.

George urges Council to rethink policy on post-16 transport services

Thu, 11/07/2019 - 14:40

George Eustice, MP for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle has today called on Cornwall Council to rethink its decision to axe the post-16 transport services for villages in Constantine and Mawnan.

George presents Bill to help home owners deal with subsidence damage from tin mining

Tue, 09/07/2019 - 09:37

George Eustice, MP for Camborne and Redruth will today present a Bill in Parliament that aims to introduce new financial assistance to help home owners in Cornwall whose properties are affected by subsidence damage as a result of historic tin mining features.

Government announces new funding to preserve Cornish language, culture and heritage

Fri, 05/07/2019 - 12:57

George Eustice, MP for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle, has today welcomed news from the Communities Minister, Lord Bourne, that new funding will be introduced to support culture and language projects. 

George challenges the Prime Minister to a free vote on religious slaughter

Wed, 03/07/2019 - 13:06

Following yesterday's Westminster Hall Debate on Religious Animal Slaughter, George Eustice, MP for Camborne, Redruth & Hayle, and former DEFRA Minister, today challenged the Prime Minister to agree that the issue of Religious Slaughter should become a free vote issue at Prime Minister's Question Time. 

George calls for free vote on issue of religious slaughter

Tue, 02/07/2019 - 12:51

George Eustice, MP for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle, and former DEFRA Minister has today called on all main parties to grant a free vote to MPs on the issue of religious slaughter.  He argued that free votes were granted on every other issue that concerns ethics or religious conviction and that the political parties should step back and allow parliament to address deficiencies in the law under a free vote.

George takes up role as species champion for rare butterfly

Tue, 02/07/2019 - 12:07

George Eustice, MP for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle recently tookup the position of a species champion for the Silver-studded Blue Butterfly which is rare but thrives here in Conrwall at Godrevy. The idea behind the species champion initiative run by a consortium of wildlife charities is to get different MPs to take on the role for a particular species that is relevant to their area.

George opens new playground at Lanner Primary School

Thu, 27/06/2019 - 17:30

Earlier this week, George Eustice, MP for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle opened new playground equipment at Lanner Primary School following a visit to meet staff and students. 

The play equipment were created with natural resources to create natural play areas helping the students reconnect with nature. George took the time to meet students and open the new play area for use. 

George calls for rare native livestock breeds to be supported in Agriculture Bill

Wed, 26/06/2019 - 11:33

George Eustice, MP for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle has today argued that native breeds are a public good which must be supported in the Agriculture Bill, at the launch of the RBST project to save the rare British Lop pig.

In conjunction with work that George had undertaken when he was a Minister at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA), George confirmed that he had tabled appropriate amendments to The Bill.

George secures key Government commitment on native and rare British Breeds

Thu, 20/06/2019 - 12:46

Following on from his time as Minister of State for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, George Eustice, MP for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle secured a commitment from the Government to hold a workshop on how best future agriculture policy can be improved to take account for native and rare British breeds. Here in Britain, we are lucky to have a number of native and rare breeds and as the UK develops its agriculture policy, it is right that we take into account these breeds that make up our history. 

UK commits to Zero Net Carbon emissions by 2050

Wed, 12/06/2019 - 18:10

George Eustice, MP for Camborne, Redruth & Hayle, has today welcomed news that the UK has adopted a new legally binding net zero emissions target by 2050.