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£759,000 to kickstart expansion of cycling and walking in Cornwall

Wed, 27/05/2020 - 15:34

George Eustice, Member of Parliament for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle has today welcomed the announcement that Cornwall is set to benefit from a game changing £759,000 to help make roads safer fir pedestrians and cyclists. 

Cornwall's high streets to receive funding boost

Wed, 27/05/2020 - 15:07

George Eustice, Member of Parliament for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle, has today welcomed the news that Cornwall's high streets will receive a major funding boost to help get people back to work and customers back to the shops. 

George welcomes further support for small businesses

Mon, 04/05/2020 - 11:57

George Eustice, Member of Parliament for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle, has today welcomed news from the Government that it is providing local authorities with additional funding to target small businesses with high fixed property-related costs but that are not eligible for the current grant schemes.

VAT on PPE scrapped for care homes

Mon, 04/05/2020 - 10:23

George Eustice, Member of Parliament for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle has today welcomed the news that the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health Jo Churchill MP has secured agreement from HM Treasury to scrap VAT on PPE for care homes and others during the COVID-19 crisis.

George welcomes government funding of £34million for Cornwall Council

Thu, 30/04/2020 - 14:46

George Eustice, Member of Parliament for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle has today welcomed confirmation of an additional £34,400,558 of Government funding for Cornwall Council.

New Grant scheme launched to support seafood businesses

Thu, 30/04/2020 - 14:39
From the sea to the door: New grant scheme to support seafood businesses in England to sell catches
  • New £1 million grant scheme opened today to increase supply of local seafood
  • Seafood businesses can bid for funds for assets and infrastructure to sell seafood
  • Part of a £10 million fund for England’s fishing and aquaculture sectors

George welcomes launch of major home testing programme for communities

Thu, 30/04/2020 - 14:36

George Eustice, Member of Parliament for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle has today welcomed the news of a Government initiative based around home testing that ill track the progress of the infection across England. 

George welcomes news of community fund for grassroots radio

Thu, 30/04/2020 - 14:26

George Eustice, Member of Parliament for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle has today welcomed the news that much-loved community radio stations that are at risk of closure can bid for cash grants to meet their urgent needs during the coronavirus outbreak.

George welcomes Government support for Cornwall Council

Mon, 20/04/2020 - 13:29

George Eustice, Member of Parliament for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle has welcomed news from the Secretary of State for Local Government that Cornwall Council will be receiving additional funding as part of a £1.6billion package announced today.

Councils across England will receive a further £1.6 billion to help them to deal with the immediate impacts of coronavirus, taking the total funding to support councils to respond to the pandemic to over £3.2 billion.

An update on Universal Credit

Mon, 20/04/2020 - 13:18

George Eustice, Member of Parliament for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle has welcomed the news that the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) have suspended the majority of deductions on Universal Credit (UC) payments, including the recovery of overpayments, Social Fund loans and Tax Credit debts to support claimants through these challenging times and enable staff to be redeployed to process new claims.

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme goes live

Mon, 20/04/2020 - 13:06

George Eustice, Member of Parliament for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle has welcomed the news today that the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme has today gone live helping thousands of people get access to financial support during the Coronavirus crisis. 

George welcomes support for those requiring urgent dental treatment

Mon, 20/04/2020 - 12:53

George Eustice, Member of Parliament for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle has today welcomed the news that the new urgent dental centre, also known as the 'dental hub' is now open and accepting referrals for anyone requiring urgent dental treatment in Cornwall during the Coronavirus pandemic. 

NHS to benefit from £13.4 billion debt write-off

Mon, 20/04/2020 - 11:52

George Eustice, Member of Parliament for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle has today welcomed the news that over £13 billion of debt will be written off as part of a major financial reset for NHS providers.

Chancellor leads on G20 Finance Ministers’ Action Plan to fight Covid-19 global outbreak

Mon, 20/04/2020 - 11:41

Rishi Sunak held a virtual meeting with G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors to discuss the details of a coordinated fiscal, monetary and regulatory response to the pandemic.

Led by the UK and India, Finance Ministers agreed decisive action was needed to reduce the global economic damage of the virus, setting out an action plan that includes a call for the swift implementation of a $200 billion package of global support from the World Bank Group and Regional Development Banks.

Regulator approves first Ventilator Challenge device

Mon, 20/04/2020 - 11:37

George Eustice, Member of Parliament for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle has today welcomed the news that 

Furlough scheme cut-off date extended to 19 March

Mon, 20/04/2020 - 11:27

George Eustice, Member of Parliament for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle has today welcomed the news announced by the Government that thousands more employees will able to receive support through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) after the eligibility date was extended to 19 March 2020.

Under the scheme announced by Chancellor Rishi Sunak last month, employers can claim a grant covering 80% of the wages for a furloughed employee, subject to a cap of £2,500 a month.

National action plan to further support adult social care sector 

Mon, 20/04/2020 - 11:18

Better access to testing, millions of additional PPE items, expansions to the workforce and a new brand to further recognise the sector’s contribution to society are at the heart of a new action plan to support the social care sector through the coronavirus outbreak. The Government has committed to ensuring that all care workers who need a test receive one, and all symptomatic residents in a care home will be tested to prevent outbreaks.

How the food sector is helping vulnerable people during Coronavirus

Mon, 20/04/2020 - 09:54

Over the course of the last few weeks, in my role as local MP for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle, and as Environment Secretary, have received a large amount of correspondence relating to the matter of vulnerable people being able to access the supplies that they need. 

Local good causes receive funding boost

Thu, 27/02/2020 - 16:53

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.