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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:

£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.