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Sponsored walk raises £515 for Downs Syndrome charity

On Sunday the 19th August a large group of Conservative party members were joined by their friends and relatives on a 5 mile sponsored walk organised by Cllr. Des English (County Councillor for Dalton South).

Simon Fell: £9 billion broadband boost for local businesses

Simon Fell has welcomed research showing that superfast broadband has boosted the turnover of local businesses across the UK by £9 billion.

 

This boost to the UK economy has created 49,000 local jobs, showing the clear benefits that superfast broadband provides.

 

Support our Brexit stance

On Wednesday 18th July 2018, John Zak Woodcock MP resigned the Labour Party whip. Barrow and Furness is now represented by an independant MP. Commenting, Simon Fell, Conservative Spokesman for Barrow and Furness, said:

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.

 

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.