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George welcomes Winter Economy Plan

Thu, 24/09/2020 - 12:48

George Eustice, Member of Parliament for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle has today welcomed measures announced by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak MP in the Winter Economy Plan as part of the next phase of our planned economic response to coronavirus, following the Prime Minister’s address to the nation. 

Further funding continuing to help self-employed in Cornwall

Tue, 22/09/2020 - 17:53

George Eustice, Member of Parliament for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle has today welcomed new statistics recently released, that show the huge government support for self-employed workers in Cornwall.

22,400 people in the county have accessed £55million worth of government grants via the second tranche of the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS). These grants do not need to be paid back and will help to cover lost earnings as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

First section of new sea wall at Dawlish completed

Fri, 04/09/2020 - 17:32

George Eustice, Member of Parliament for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle has today welcomed the news that the first section of the new sea wall at Dawlish has been completed.

224 extra police officers to help keep the South West safe

Fri, 04/09/2020 - 17:23

Police forces across the South West have been bolstered by an additional 224 officers since the government launched its major recruitment drive in September 2019. Since the start of the recruitment drive, a total of 4,336 extra officers have joined police forces across England and Wales as a direct result of the campaign.

Local stats illustrate the Government's support for jobs, incomes and businesses

Fri, 04/09/2020 - 17:15

Local stats related by HM Treasury have today confirmed that the Government is continuing to support jobs, incomes, and businesses across every corner of the UK. Member of Parliament for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle, has welcomed the figures as further proof of the work that is being undertaken to support people during the ongoing Coronavirus Pandemic.

In Camborne, Redruth and Hayle, the stats show:

£1.2million extra funding to crack down on burglary and theft in South West

Fri, 04/09/2020 - 17:08

George Eustice, Member of Parliament for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle has welcomed the Government's Safer Streets Fund as Devon & Cornwall Police will receive £546,781in funding to tackle crime, and aims to stop offences that blight communities and cause misery to victims from happening in the first place.

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

Fri, 04/09/2020 - 16:57

George Eustice, Member of Parliament for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle has welcomed the news that both Pool Academy and Lanner Primary School will receive £728,272.27 in a funding boost to help upgrade and refurbish school buildings.

George welcomes £19million of funding to upgrade 19 colleges in South West

Fri, 04/09/2020 - 16:48

George Eustice, Member of Parliament for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle has welcomed the news that £19million of funding has been made available to upgrade 19 colleges in South West to ‘build back better’ and kick-start work to upgrade their buildings and estates.

Grant support for businesses and self-employed people in South West passes £2billion mark

Fri, 04/09/2020 - 16:29

George Eustice, Member of Parliament for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle has welcomed the news that businesses and self-employed people in the South West have received over £2billion in government grants to support them through the coronavirus pandemic, according to new data released today.

Eat Out to Help Out Scheme a success in Camborne, Redruth & Hayle

Fri, 04/09/2020 - 16:12

George Eustice, Member of Parliament for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle has today welcomed the success of the Eat Out to Help Out scheme that took place across the month of August.

Throughout August, more than 100 million meals were eaten under our Eat Out to Help Out scheme, helping to protect the livelihoods of 1.8 million people in the hospitality industry, and kickstart our economic recovery from coronavirus.

George welcomes news of further funding to help small businesses

Thu, 30/07/2020 - 15:16

George Eustice, Member of Parliament for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle, has today welcomed the news that £20 million of new funding has been made available by the Government to help smaller businesses recover from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

Small and medium sized businesses will have access to grants of between £1,000 - £5,000 to help them access new technology and other equipment as well as professional, legal, financial or other advice to help them get back on track.

George sets out his vision for a green recovery

Mon, 20/07/2020 - 20:14

Earlier today, George Eustice, Member of Parliament for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle, and Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs gave a speech setting out his vision for a green recovery from the Coronavirus pandemic. A copy of the speech is below:

 

Camborne receives funding boost as part of Prime Minister's New Deal

Fri, 03/07/2020 - 09:29

George Eustice has today welcomed the news that the Prime Minister has announced additional funding to level up Camborne. The announcement is part of a wider economic package to accelerate infrastructure projects, fuelling jobs and the country’s economic recovery following coronavirus. 

George welcomes support for the fishing industry

Fri, 03/07/2020 - 09:25

George Eustice, Member of Parliament for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle has welcomed the news that Hayle will benefit from the Domestic Seafood Supply Scheme to help fund projects that will increase the sale and consumption of locally caught seafood. 

It was a competitive scheme, judged by an independent panel of fishing industry, government and Marine Management Organisation representatives.

Schools to be upgraded across Camborne, Redruth and Hayle

Fri, 03/07/2020 - 09:20

George Eustice, Member of Parliament for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle has today welcomed the news that schools across the constituency will benefit from upgraded facilities to improve the education of children.

Camborne, Redruth and Hayle has been allocated its share of the £434 million investment to expand classrooms, upgrade facilities and improve the education of children across the whole country.

Redruth chosen to benefit from Heritage High Street Fund worth £4.6 million

Wed, 01/07/2020 - 11:41

George Eustice, Member of Parliament for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle has welcomed the news that Redruth will receive up to £4.6million in funding as part of the Heritage High Street Fund.

Arts Council makes available funding to organisations

Wed, 01/07/2020 - 11:28

George Eustice, Member of Parliament for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle has welcomed the news that the Arts Council has made available emergency grant funding to organisations and practitioners as part of the Covid-19 Emergency Response Fund.

George welcomes funding to tackle loneliness and isolation

Wed, 01/07/2020 - 11:13

George Eustice, Member of Parliament for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle has welcomed the news that £81,615 has been awarded to organisations in the constituency over the last month by The National Lottery Community Fund to help tackle loneliness and isolation.

George backs Cornish businesses in 'Think Local, Shop Local' campaign

Thu, 11/06/2020 - 17:47

George Eustice, Member of Parliament for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle has today joined the calls of Cornish colleagues in asking people to 'Think Local, Shop Local' when shopping in Cornwall.

Cornwall’s Members of Parliament are calling on people to shop locally when retail re-opens on the 15th of June. Hundreds of businesses across Cornwall have been forced to shut due to the COVID-19 pandemic and they will see their first week of trading after several months.

Camborne, Redruth and Hayle benefits from measures announced by the Chancellor

Thu, 11/06/2020 - 17:33

George Eustice, MP for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle has today welcomed figures showing the level of support that residents across Camborne, Redruth and Hayle has received during the Coronavirus Outbreak.

The headline figures show that: