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George Eustice calls for 0.2% of GDP to be spent on the farmed environment

Tue, 16/07/2019 - 14:50

Former Farming Minister and MP for Camborne, Redruth & Hayle, George Eustice, has tabled an amendment to the Agriculture Bill which would create a duty on the Government to spend at least 0.2% of Gross National Income on the farmed environment.

George joins Portreath community to unveil plaque for new sea wall

Mon, 15/07/2019 - 16:37

George Eustice, MP for Camborne, Redruth & Hayle recently joined members from Portreath Parish Council to unveil a plaque in commemoration of the work undertaken by the emergency services at the time of the storms in 2014 and 2018, and everyone who has been involved since to repair the wall.

George urges Council to rethink policy on post-16 transport services

Thu, 11/07/2019 - 14:40

George Eustice, MP for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle has today called on Cornwall Council to rethink its decision to axe the post-16 transport services for villages in Constantine and Mawnan.

Government announces new funding to preserve Cornish language, culture and heritage

Fri, 05/07/2019 - 12:57

George Eustice, MP for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle, has today welcomed news from the Communities Minister, Lord Bourne, that new funding will be introduced to support culture and language projects. 

George challenges the Prime Minister to a free vote on religious slaughter

Wed, 03/07/2019 - 13:06

Following yesterday's Westminster Hall Debate on Religious Animal Slaughter, George Eustice, MP for Camborne, Redruth & Hayle, and former DEFRA Minister, today challenged the Prime Minister to agree that the issue of Religious Slaughter should become a free vote issue at Prime Minister's Question Time. 

George calls for free vote on issue of religious slaughter

Tue, 02/07/2019 - 12:51

George Eustice, MP for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle, and former DEFRA Minister has today called on all main parties to grant a free vote to MPs on the issue of religious slaughter.  He argued that free votes were granted on every other issue that concerns ethics or religious conviction and that the political parties should step back and allow parliament to address deficiencies in the law under a free vote.

George takes up role as species champion for rare butterfly

Tue, 02/07/2019 - 12:07

George Eustice, MP for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle recently tookup the position of a species champion for the Silver-studded Blue Butterfly which is rare but thrives here in Conrwall at Godrevy. The idea behind the species champion initiative run by a consortium of wildlife charities is to get different MPs to take on the role for a particular species that is relevant to their area.

George opens new playground at Lanner Primary School

Thu, 27/06/2019 - 17:30

Earlier this week, George Eustice, MP for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle opened new playground equipment at Lanner Primary School following a visit to meet staff and students. 

The play equipment were created with natural resources to create natural play areas helping the students reconnect with nature. George took the time to meet students and open the new play area for use. 

George calls for rare native livestock breeds to be supported in Agriculture Bill

Wed, 26/06/2019 - 11:33

George Eustice, MP for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle has today argued that native breeds are a public good which must be supported in the Agriculture Bill, at the launch of the RBST project to save the rare British Lop pig.

In conjunction with work that George had undertaken when he was a Minister at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA), George confirmed that he had tabled appropriate amendments to The Bill.

George secures key Government commitment on native and rare British Breeds

Thu, 20/06/2019 - 12:46

Following on from his time as Minister of State for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, George Eustice, MP for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle secured a commitment from the Government to hold a workshop on how best future agriculture policy can be improved to take account for native and rare British breeds. Here in Britain, we are lucky to have a number of native and rare breeds and as the UK develops its agriculture policy, it is right that we take into account these breeds that make up our history. 

UK commits to Zero Net Carbon emissions by 2050

Wed, 12/06/2019 - 18:10

George Eustice, MP for Camborne, Redruth & Hayle, has today welcomed news that the UK has adopted a new legally binding net zero emissions target by 2050. 

George welcomes new protections for marine life

Mon, 10/06/2019 - 10:49

George Eustice, MP for Camborne, Redruth & Hayle has welcomed news of further protections for England's marine life as part of a significant expansion of England's 'Blue Belt' of protected areas to date. 

75th Anniversary D-Day

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 09:22

75 years ago today, thousands of young men were taking part in the largest combined land, air and naval operation in history. This operation was D-Day.

George welcomes positive news on the economy

Mon, 03/06/2019 - 17:03

George Eustice, MP for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle has today welcomed the positive news that Britain now has the lowest proportion of low paid workers since 1980. 

George welcomes achievement of 400 hours coal free energy

Mon, 03/06/2019 - 16:41

George Eustice, MP for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle has welcomed recent news that the UK has gone over two full weeks without burning coal for the first time since the Industrial Revolution. 

George welcomes funding to tackle rough sleeping

Wed, 29/05/2019 - 12:57

George Eustice, MP for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle has welcomed the Government’s recent announcement that more than £25 million will be allocated to 108 areas across the country, including Cornwall – providing vital funding to help the most vulnerable rough sleepers off the streets as part of the Conservative Government’s £100 million plan to end rough sleeping by 2027.