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George Eustice welcomes u-turn on CAB funding

George Eustice has welcomed Cornwall Council’s statement today, in which it has announced a u-turn on proposed cuts to funding for Cornwall’s Citizens Advice Service.

Previous plans by the Liberal Democrat/Independent-led council would have seen cuts of £200,000.

Radiotherapy Services in Cornwall

In recent weeks, George has been contacted by many constituents about NHS England’s consultation on a new model for radiotherapy services in England. He is concerned about reports of people potentially having to travel outside of Cornwall for treatment.

George Eustice welcomes boost to police funding in Cornwall

The Home Office has announced a £450 million increase in police funding across England and Wales. This includes up to an additional £270 million in police force budgets, so individual forces have the resources they need to respond to changes in demand.

George Eustice welcomes Autumn Budget

The Autumn Budget included good news for Cornwall. Unemployment is at its lowest level since 1975, and here in Camborne, Redruth and Hayle, unemployment has almost halved since 2010.

Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust

The problems at Treliske were laid bare recently in a concerning report by the Care Quality Commission that highlighted a long list of failures. The hospital has been rated as "inadequate" with surgery, maternity and gynaecology, end of life and outpatient services also rated as inadequate.