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George calls for new close season to protect Hares

Tue, 14/05/2019 - 15:28

George Eustice has today called for a new close season to protect hares during their breeding season as official statistics showed that around 300,000 of them are shotfor sport every year. 

George calls for new close season to protect hares

Tue, 14/05/2019 - 15:02

George Eustice has today called for a new close season to protect hares during their breeding season as official statistics showed that around 300,000 of them are shotfor sport every year. 

George welcomes expansion to breast cancer services in Cornwall

Wed, 08/05/2019 - 09:35

George Eustice, MP for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle has today welcomed the news that breast cancer services in Cornwall will be expanded to meet growing demand. 

In 2018/19 a total of 42,000 people were seen by Royal Cornwall Hospital’s breast services, which includes 25,000 women through the screening assessments as part of the National Breast Screening Programme.

George welcomes new sea wall at Portreath

Thu, 02/05/2019 - 15:38

George Eustice, MP for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle, has today welcomed news that repairs to the sea wall at Portreath have finally been completed. As many residents are aware, the sea wall was considerably damaged during Storm Emma early last year. Since then George has been working with the Parish Council and Environment Agency to help ensure that repairs to the sea wall are completed. 

George welcomes launch of the APPG for the Great South West

Wed, 01/05/2019 - 15:57

George Eustice has today welcomed the launch of the APPG for the Great South West. The APPG is a group of cross party MPs who have come together to promote the South West and all that is good about it. 

George Eustice calls for shakeup to Migration Advisory Committee

Wed, 01/05/2019 - 09:41

George Eustice, MP for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle has today called for a shakeup of the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) and for its Chairman, Professor Alan Manning, to be replaced when his term ends in November.

The MAC is a non-statutory body that has over the last 12 years guided the government in a series of key decisions on its migration policy but it’s proposals on post Brexit immigration policy have caused widespread disquiet

George visits Blue Flame

Tue, 30/04/2019 - 15:19

A Cornish MP has praised one of Cornwall’s leading heating companies for its commitment to reducing fuel poverty, as well as its apprenticeship programme.

George Eustice, MP for Camborne and Redruth, visited Blue Flame Heating at its Penryn headquarters on Monday (April 8th).

During the visit, George spent time with three of Blue Flame’s four directors and founders, Mark Bolitho, Paul Smith and Debbie Smith, and had a tour of the company’s facilities.

George Eustice welcomes additional rail services for Cornwall

Mon, 29/04/2019 - 17:23

George Eustice, MP for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle has today welcomed the news that fourteen additional rail services from Plymouth and Penzance will be introduced on Monday 20th May.

The news came as network rail confirmed plans that they would also be introducing new longer trains amounting to an additional 4,200 seats every weekday, with further increases over the summer. 

George visits Penoweth school

Mon, 29/04/2019 - 16:35

Recently George Eustice, MP for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle took the time to visit Penoweth school to meet teachers and pupils and learn more about the good work that is being done.

George attends Trevithick Day celebrations

Mon, 29/04/2019 - 16:27

On Saturday, George Eustice MP attended the annual Trevithick Day celebrations in Camborne. The days commemorates the achievements of Richard Trevithick, which epitomise the contribution made by Cornwall to the Industrial Revolution.

Hundreds of school children, families and members of the community came together. There was a parade which included a replica of the Puffing Devil, which is always the star of the show.

George speaks in EU Withdrawal debate

Wed, 03/04/2019 - 12:12

On Monday evening, George Eustice, MP for Camborne, Redruth & Hayle spoke in the debate regarding the UK's Withdrawal from the EU. Below is the text from George's speech:

George welcomes increase to National Living Wage

Tue, 02/04/2019 - 16:51

George Eustice, MP for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle has welcomed recent news that the national living wage will be increased to its highest level. 

Since the Conservatives announced the National Living Wage in 2015, it has helped protect the lowest paid – increasing wages faster than inflation and average earnings. Today, a full-time worker receiving National Living Wage will be more than £2,750 better off over the year compared to when it was first announced in 2015.

George calls for EFTA solution to Brexit

Tue, 02/04/2019 - 15:45

Speaking in last week's debate in Parliament on the indicative votes that are taking place, George presented his amendment for the UK to join the European Free Trade Association (EFTA). Under this amendment the UK would be out of the Customs Union and have an independent trade policy, but part of a ready-made comprehensive free trade agreement with the EU. We would have an independent agriculture and fisheries policy.

George backs our High Streets

Wed, 27/03/2019 - 17:45

George Eustice, MP for Camborne, Redruth & Hayle has backed high streets across the constituency as part of High Street Saturday, a new national campaign day to celebrate the place of the high street at the heart of communities across the country.

George welcomes latest good news on the economy

Thu, 21/03/2019 - 17:41

George Eustice, MP for Camborne, Redruth & Hayle has today welcomed figures that has showed the level of money that the Government borrows had fallen to its lowest level since 2001.

The Brexit solution now? Not Norway Plus, but the EFTA pillar of the EEA

Thu, 21/03/2019 - 10:12

Writing for Conservative Home this week, George called on Parliament to regroup and get back in the game:

The actions of Parliament last week were a blow to the credibility of our democracy. We have signalled to the world that we are too scared to leave the EU without its permission, and we are about to send our Prime Minister to Brussels on her hands and knees to beg for an extension.

George welcomes news of delay repay scheme for GWR passengers

Wed, 13/03/2019 - 13:55

George Eustice, MP for Camborne, Redruth & Hayle has today welcomed the news that passengers who travel with Great Western Railway (GWR) will soon be able to benefit from improved compensation for delays following the Department for Transport's announcement. 

George celebrates World Book Day

Wed, 13/03/2019 - 13:32

Recently George Eustice, MP for Camborne, Redruth & Hayle met with students and staff at Treleigh School for World Book Day.

World Book Day is a worldwide celebration of books and reading, and marked in over 100 countries across the world. Reading is an important skill for everyone and it can often open up our minds to exciting new worlds. Both children and staff took the time to dress up as their favourite book characters with the Harry Potter novels proving popular. 

George writes on eve of Brexit vote

Wed, 13/03/2019 - 13:16

Writing today ahead of this evening's key vote George said that if MPs vote down the Brexit deal, then the only option for a serious country is to leave without an agreement: 

George celebrates St Piran’s Day

Thu, 07/03/2019 - 19:11

George Eustice, MP for Camborne, Redruth & Hayle celebrated St Piran’s Day this week.