George Eustice recently welcomed Michael Gove, Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, to Cornwall. It was a busy and varied day, and one of the highlights was a visit to Duchy College at Rosewarne.
George Eustice has welcomed figures released by the ONS showing that more people are in work than ever before. Unemployment is at its lowest level since 1975. Over 3 million more people are now in work since 2010.
This week, George has welcomed representatives from the town of Real del Monte, Mexico, to Westminster. Real del Monte is twinned with Redruth. The group enjoyed a tour of Parliament before they travelled to Cornwall in time for the annual Redruth pasty festival.
George recently met Cornwall Council to discuss their new "Product of Cornwall" scheme. It seeks to build and extend the long running "Made in Cornwall" scheme which recognises local Cornish manufacturers.
This year's Gwinear Show took place at a slightly later date than in previous years. The show continues to be a great success, with events ranging from show jumping and gymkhana to a companion dog show and a variety of trade stands.
George recently visited Carn Brea Leisure Centre to discuss an upcoming refurbishment project. Funding has been secured from Sport England to refurbish the swimming pool and deliver other maintenance and improvements.