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LEP Round-table Debate

George took part in a lively debate on Friday to discuss the forthcomin Local Enterprise Partnership

Water Charges in the South West

George joined parliamentary colleagues from across the South West for a Westminster Hall Debate on Water charges in the region. Members were encouraged by confirmation from EFRA Minister, Richard Benyon, that officials are looking very closely at George's propoposal for a 'Fair Discount Scheme' that would see 70% of South West Water customers with reduced bills... 

Westminster Hall Debate - Animal Welfare

George was pleased to secure a Westminster Hall debate today entitled 'Animal Wefare in international trade agreements'. Farming Minister, Jim Paice, confirmed in his response that the Government is committed to promoting animal welfare at an international level...

Newsnight

George was invited to appear on the BBC's Newsnight programme last night where he was questioned on the political responses to the recent crises in North Africa. George questioned whether the Labour party and in particular their leader, Ed Milliband, have taken the right stance... 

Focusing on Growth

George praises David Cameron's move to focus on growth and job creation...

Renewable UK Conference 2011

George was invited to speak at a press conference for this year's ReneableUK Wave and Tidal Conference. He also took the opportunity to sign a letter calling on the Government to ensure Britain maintains its position as a world leader in this sector...

St Piran's Day Celebrations

George joined his Cornish parliamentary colleagues to raise the flag of St Piran on the DCLG building early this morning before a series of events in Parliament ahead of St Piran's Day. 

Politics Show

George appeared on the Politics Show on Sunday reinforcing the principle of the 'Big Society' and describing his vision of how it could work to great effect...