Westminster News

Barrow & Furness MP resigns from his party

Statement from Simon Fell, Conservative Spokesman for Barrow and Furness, on the resignation of John Zak Woodcock from the Labour Party:


“I was saddened to read John’s resignation letter and have laid bare the absolute mess that the current Labour party is in.


Record employment and rising wages

New figures show that more people are in work than ever before, with 3,405,525 people in work in the North West – an increase of 226,525 more people in work since 2010. 

Local Conservatives celebrate excellent night at the Polls

Local Conservatives celebrate excellent night at the Polls Conservatives across the rural Wards of Broughton, Mid and Low Furness are celebrating a set of very strong results in the local elections on Thursday. Whilst much media attention was rightly focused on the General Election, the 7th May was also very important as 3 South Lakeland District Council seats were up for grabs. Leader of the Opposition at the County Council James Airey strengthened his position by easily winning his Low Furness District seat with a huge majority.