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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.

George Eustice resigns as Minister

Sat, 02/03/2019 - 17:41

George congratulates Guild of Hospital Friends for Camborne-Redruth Community Hospital

Mon, 25/02/2019 - 17:41

George Eustice, MP for Camborne, Redruth & Hayle recently took the time to congratulate the Guild of Hospital Friends for Camborne-Redruth Community Hospital on their 70th birthday. 

For over 70 years, the Guild of Hospital Friends, have been providing support to the local Community Hospital and purchasing hospital equipment that helps patients. They provide an invaluable service and recently came together to celebrate the great work that they do. 

George Eustice welcomes Government plans to overhaul waste system

Mon, 25/02/2019 - 17:03

George Eustice, MP for Camborne, Redruth & Hayle has today welcomed Government plans to overhaul the waste system, cut plastic pollution, and move towards a more circular economy. The changes will make up a key part of the government's upcoming Environment Bill. 

George meets new Principle of Cornwall College

Wed, 13/02/2019 - 11:52

Cornwall College has a deep-rooted history in our area and has been at the heart of all further and higher education in Cornwall for the last 80 years or so. Recently, George Eustice, MP for Camborne, Redruth & Hayle took the time to meet the new Pincipal of Cornwall College, Dr Elaine McMahon alongside Dr Ian Tunbridge who's Chair of the Governors at the College.

Finn's Law

Wed, 13/02/2019 - 11:27

Last Friday, in his role as a Defra Minister, George Eustice MP, was responsible for helping to support one of these Private Members Bills. The Bill has been introduced by the Hertfordshire MP, Oliver Heald and has been dubbed "Finn’s Law". It has the support of the government and last Friday gained the support of the House of Commons and now moves to the next stages in the House of Lords.

George backs Safer Internet Day 2019

Thu, 31/01/2019 - 13:05

George Eustice, local MP for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle is today supporting a global awareness campaign encouraging the community to help make the internet a better place.

On Tuesday 5th February 2019, millions across the UK and globally will be celebrating Safer Internet Day. Coordinated in the UK by the UK Safer Internet Centre, the day is a great opportunity to talk to family and friends about the respectful, responsible and creative use of technology.

George meets Chief Executive of Healthwatch Cornwall

Wed, 30/01/2019 - 17:37

George Eustice, local MP  for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle recently met Amanda Stratford, Chief Executive of Healthwatch Cornwall to discuss a number of issues relating to health care. 

With the NHS Long Term Plan and the Government’s proposals for social care both due to be published before the end of the year, this is a very important time for health and social care. These latest changes will significantly alter the way people use local hospitals, GPs and care services.

George meets NEA Heat Hero Award Winner

Wed, 30/01/2019 - 11:57

George Eustice, Local MP for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle, recently attended the National Energy Action Heat Heroes awards event to hear about the great work that is being done locally to help those who are vulnerable and suffer from fuel poverty.

At the event, George met Karen Leach, Energy Wise Caseworker at Community Energy Plus who has done some fantastic work helping vulnerable people in the constituency.