News

Lowest UK unemployment since 2005

George Eustice has welcomed the news that the UK unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest level in 12 years.

It is also great news in the South West, where 248,000 more people are back in work since 2010.

The Railway Inn and Mount Ambrose Inn

The Keltek Brewery in Redruth has expanded its estate of pubs to six after completing the purchases of the Mount Ambrose Inn, Mount Ambrose and The Railway Inn, Illogan Highway.

Cornish Culture Fund

Cornwall’s MPs have welcomed the Government’s £100,000 funding boost for culture and heritage projects across the county.

The Government has confirmed it is awarding Cornwall Council a £100,000 grant, spread over two years, to create a Cornish Culture Fund.

Marine Hub Cornwall

Today, George Eustice MP announced the launch of Marine Hub Cornwall during a keynote address at Renewable UK’s Wave & Tidal Conference.

GWave at Wave Hub

American wave energy developer, GWave has announced its plans for a 9MW wave energy project to be deployed at Wave Hub in Hayle.

Business Debtline

George recently met with Business Debtline, a charity-run service offering free impartial debt advice to small businesses and the self-employed.

Improving our Roads

The Government has announced further capital funding that will go to local councils in 2017/18 to improve the productivity of our local roads. George Eustice has welcomed news that road users will benefit from a dedicated pothole fund.

Mental Health Support for Local Schools

George Eustice has welcomed new measures to transform the way we approach and deal with mental health locally, so more children and young people receive support and care.

Christmas Card Competition 2016

As in previous years, George ran a competition with local primary schools to design his Christmas card. Seventeen schools entered, which is a record. Local children really rose to the challenge with some fabulous artwork. As always, the panel of judges had a very difficult task.

Cornwall Air Ambulance

Yesterday, George attended the All Party Parliamentary Group for Air Ambulances (APPGAA) Annual Reception at Westminster. He met with members of the team from Cornwall Air Ambulance, including Paula Martin (Chief Executive) and two trustees, Ian Brackenbury and Robert Cowie.