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Protecting Pasties

George Eustice MP has come out fighting against the proposed impostition of VAT on Cornish pasties. Speaking on the BBC's Sunday Politics show he announced he will be suggesting changes to the legislation... 

Teagle Manufacturing

Speaking after a visit to Teagle Manufacturing Limited in Blackwater, local MP George Eustice has called the firm “a great Cornish Success story”. The family run company manufacture agriculture equipment which they export all over the world. They have seen extraordinary growth in the last ten years, and now employ 150 people, including an apprentice...

The Westminster Sport Relief Mile

Around fifty MPs and Peers from all parties hotfooted it from Prime Minister’s Question Time on Wednesday to take part in the Sport Relief Westminster Mile. The event comes ahead of thousands of similar events to be held across the country on Sunday 25th March. Camborne and Redruth MP, George Eustice, a keen amateur runner, crossed the line first in a time of 5 minutes and 28 seconds...

Meeting students at Duchy College

GEORGE Eustice, Member of Parliament for Camborne and Redruth, spoke to Agriculture and Conservation students at Duchy College Rosewarne this week about issues surrounding farming and the environment...

In Parliament...

A busy week in Parliament has seen George ask questions of the Secretaries of State for Education, the Foreign Office and the Environment. He contributed to a debate on the Rio+20 Summit, and called a Westminster Hall debate on the South West Marine Energy Park...

George Eustice MP calls on government to tear down barriers to marine energy testing

George Eustice, the MP for Camborne and Redruth, has called on the government to tear down the bureaucratic barriers that stand in the way of marine energy testing in the South West. In a Westminster Hall debate this afternoon he asked DECC Minister, Greg Barker, to learn lessons from the pragmatic Norwegian regulatory regime, and adopt a ‘light touch’ approach to developers looking to get test devices in the water...

Time to transform CAP

George Eustice MP has called for a wholesale rethink of the Common Agricultural Policy. Writing for the ConservativeHome website, he advocates replacing the "common policy" with "common objectives", thereby allowing national parliaments to innovate their own policies...