Stephen Gilbert announces £250 carer’s bonus for 1690 carers in St Austell & Newquay

Stephen Gilbert announces £250 carer’s bonus for 1690 carers in St Austell & Newquay

Liberal Democrats will give people give 1690 carers in St Austell & Newquay a £250 ‘Carer’s Bonus’ for looking after loved ones who are older, disabled or seriously ill.  

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NICK CLEGG SLAMS TORY “REGIONAL PAY” PLANS DURING VISIT TO ST AUSTELL

NICK CLEGG SLAMS TORY “REGIONAL PAY” PLANS DURING VISIT TO ST AUSTELL

During a visit to Penrice Academy in St Austell, the Leader of the Liberal Democrats and Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg, slammed the Tories for their plans to introduce lower regional pay for public sector workers during the last Parliament.

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GILBERT DELIVERS JOBS BOOST FOR ST AUSTELL

GILBERT DELIVERS JOBS BOOST FOR ST AUSTELL

St Austell MP Stephen Gilbert has helped to deliver over 100 new jobs at the town’s tax office in what he is describing as a “real boost for St Austell”.

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GILBERT DELIVERS £1M FOR LOCAL SCHOOLS

GILBERT DELIVERS £1M FOR LOCAL SCHOOLS

Stephen Gilbert, the Liberal Democrat MP, for St Austell & Newquay has welcomed over £1million in funding for six schools in his constituency as part of package of school improvements that have been announced by the Government.  

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“SURFERS TAX WOULD BE WIPE OUT FOR LOCAL BUSINESSES”

“SURFERS TAX WOULD BE WIPE OUT FOR LOCAL BUSINESSES”

Stephen Gilbert, Newquay MP and Liberal Democrat, has slammed Cornwall Council’s plans to charge surf schools for access to beaches in Cornwall saying that the idea is “totally bonkers, not workable, very possibly not even legal and would be a total wipe out for many local businesses”.  

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Stephen Gilbert Welcomes Cornish Language Funding

Stephen Gilbert Welcomes Cornish Language Funding

Local Lib Dem MP, Stephen Gilbert, has welcomed today’s announcement of £150,000 of new funding to promote and develop the Cornish language. The grant to the Cornish Language Partnership follows £500,000 of government investment since 2010.

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Gilbert comments on the news that Western Greyhound will cease to trade

Gilbert comments on the news that Western Greyhound will cease to trade

  Commenting on the news that Western Greyhound will cease to trade, St Austell & Newquay MP Stephen Gilbert said: “As well as being a real blow for the hundred people who are losing their jobs, this news will leave thousands of people who depend on the bus to get to work, to get to the Doc...

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Stephen Gilbert announces first election pledge: to Cut VAT on Tourism

Stephen Gilbert announces first election pledge: to Cut VAT on Tourism

Stephen Gilbert has announced his first pledge for the 2015 General Election campaign: to fight for a cut (from 20% to 5%) on VAT for the tourism industry, a move which would boost St Austell & Newquay’s economy by £10.7million.

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Action taken at Newquay care home following MP’s intervention

Action taken at Newquay care home following MP’s intervention

Following an intervention from local MP Stephen Gilbert, the Care and Quality Commission (CQC) are taking action to improve standards at Penberthy Residential Home in Newquay.

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STEPHEN GILBERT PRAISES LIB DEM MINISTERS FOR DELIVERING MAJOR JOBS BOOST AT NEWQUAY AEROHUB

STEPHEN GILBERT PRAISES LIB DEM MINISTERS FOR DELIVERING MAJOR JOBS BOOST AT NEWQUAY AEROHUB

On the day that the Coalition Government's flagship Enterprise Zone programme hits the 15,500 jobs landmark, St Austell & Newquay MP Stephen Gilbert praises Lib Dem ministers for delivering a boost to the local economy.

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About

Stephen Gilbert was born and raised in his mid-Cornwall constituency. In Parliament, Stephen made Housing a key area of policy involvement, having chaired the All Party Parliamentary Group for Housing and being a member of the Communities & Local Government Select Committee. Read more