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Local good causes receive funding boost

George Eustice, Member of Parliament for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle has welcomed the news that three good causes across the constituency have received funding raised by players of People's Postcode Lottery. 

George opens second reading of Environment Bill

Earlier this week, George Eustice, Member of Parliament for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle, and Secretary of State for the Environment opened the second reading of the Environment Bill.

Cornwall set to receive vital funding for search and rescue equipment

George Eustice, Member of Parliament for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle has today welcomed the news that Cornwall Search and Rescue Team is set to receive a funding boost of £33,862.87. 

The funding will be directed towards essential search and rescue equipment that will help teams like that in Cornwall continue their essential work of lifesaving every day. Since launching in 2014, the Rescue Grant Boat Fund has provided £5.7 million to 104 charities around the UK.

Improving support for survivors of domestic violence

George Eustice, Member of Parliament for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle has welcomed the news that £16.6 million of funding has been made available to help fund domestic abuse refuge services. 

George welcomes good news on the economy

George Eustice, Member of Parliament for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle has welcomed news of a new record high employment rate of 76.3% with the unemployment rate not lower since 1974. Wage growth has continued to outpace inflation for the 22nd consecutive month.

Contributing to the plummet in overall unemployment, women continue to benefit most from the thriving UK jobs market – with 317,000 more entering work in the last year alone to reach a record high.

Government fulfils promise to veterans with new railcard

George Eustice, MP for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle has welcomed the news that Military veterans will get cut-price train travel to help boost job prospects and bring them closer to family and friends, with a new railcard on sale from Armistice Day.

Available from Armistice Day this year, the railcard will extend discounted train travel to the more than 830,000 veterans not covered by existing discounts.

George concludes Second Reading of Agriculture Bill

Last night, George Eustice, Member of Parliament for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle concluded the Second Reading of the Agriculture Bill in Parliament. You can watch the conclusion of the debate above and find out more about the plans to Develop a new Agriculture Policy fit for the 21st Century at: https://georgeeustice.blogspot.com/2020/01/developing-new-agriculture-policy-fit.html

George welcomes extra funding for Devon and Cornwall Police

George Eustice, MP for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle has welcomed news that Devon & Cornwall Police will receive an extra £23.4 million to tackle crime and keep our streets safe - an increase of £7.4% from last year. 

The Government have announced an increase of up to £1.1 billion for police forces throughout England and Wales, to ensure our police can focus on keeping communities safe.

George welcomes historic funding boost for schools in Camborne, Redruth and Hayle

George Eustice, MP for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle has welcomed the confirmation that secondary schools guaranteeing at least £5,000 in per pupil funding, and every primary school at least £3,750 per pupil, thanks to new legislation recently introduced by the Government. 

Improving standards of care for elderly people

George Eustice, MP for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle has welcomed news that Cornwall will become one of seven areas in the country to benefit from improved home care for the elderly. 

Schools in Camborne, Redruth and Hayle go from strength to strength

George Eustice, MP for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle, has today welcomed the news that schools across the constituency have continued to improve with many seeing an increase in the proportion of pupils achieving the expected standard in reading, writing and mathematics last year. 

George welcomes announcement on regional connectivity

George Eustice, Member of Parliament for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle has today welcomed the news that Flybe will continue to operate after discussions with central Government. 

In a sign of the Prime Minister's commitment to levelling up all regions of the UK, the Government has announced additional measures to support regional connectivity across the UK to ensure all corners of the country drive the economy and fully benefit from prosperity in years to come. 

George welcomes measures to reform homelessness legislation

George Eustice, MP for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle has welcomed news that the Government has continued its work to eliminating rough sleeping in the term of this parliament and to fully enforce the Homlessness Reduction Act.

Investing in our NHS

The NHS is a great British institution. All of us will rely on it at some point in our lives.  Last year, the independent Commonwealth Fund looked at health services around the world and considered that what we have in the UK is the best in the world.  The many hard working nurses and doctors who contribute to this success have a lot of be proud of.

Fisheries: Monitoring | Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs | Written Answers

The proportion of fishing trips undertaken by UK vessels using remote electronic monitoring (REM) equipment was less than one percent of the total fishing trips undertaken by UK vessels in each of the last three years from 2014 to 2016. The type of vessel using REM equipment were large capacity vessels, fishing off shore for fish stocks that were subject to quotas. In 2016 nearly 40 percent of UK landings of North Sea cod were made by vessels fully documenting their catch using REM equipment.

Fisheries: Monitoring | Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs | Written Answers

Details of planned UK observer trips are set out in United Kingdom’s Work Plan for data collection in the fisheries and aquaculture sectors. The Work Plan can be found at the Gov.UK website. In England and Wales, 525 staff days per year are allocated to observer sampling with 1032 days for Scotland and 460 days for Northern Ireland.

Fisheries: Treaties | Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs | Written Answers

Ministers and officials have had meetings with a number of organisations to discuss a range of issues associated with EU exit including the 1964 London Fisheries Convention. As the Prime Minister told Parliament on 29 March, we hope to be able to say something about this soon.

Fisheries: Treaties | Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs | Written Answers

We are looking very carefully at the London Fisheries Convention. As the Prime Minister told the House on 29 March, we hope to be able to say something about this soon.

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