Opinions

Simon Fell on the latest from Parliament (December 2018)

Before I inevitably go on to discuss Brexit, a brief reminder that our party is quietly getting on with the hard job of governing – and doing it well. This may be getting drowned out in the media, but it is important as voters will judge our party on delivery. 

 

Simon Fell welcomes winter social care funding

Today, the government has announced how much additional funding local authorities in England will receive to ease pressures over winter thanks to our balanced approach to the economy,  including £2,507,222 for Cumbria County Council.

 

Relief all round as bypass to ease A595 pinchpoint takes huge leap forward

Furness communities have been united in welcoming this week’s announcement from Chris Grayling, Secretary of State for Transport, that a plan to upgrade the road at the notorious Dove Ford pinchpoint between Grizebeck and Kirkby-in-Furness on the A595 has been elevated to one of the UK’s top five

Simon Fell welcomes latest construction figures

Simon Fell welcomes latest construction figures

 

Figures out today have revealed that the value of all work in the Construction industry has increased by 7 per cent since 2016-17, meaning more higher-paying jobs, better infrastructure and a growing economy.