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DAIRY FARMERS DESERVE A FAIR DEAL

Dairy farmers deserve a fair dealSimon Fell January 20, 2015We should all be concerned at the news about First Milk. Over 1,000 dairy farmers across the UK won’t be paid on time because of a financial crisis at the organisation and at least two of those affected are from Barrow & Furness.

Simon Fell, Conservative Candidate for Barrow & Furness

Simon Fell, Conservative Candidate for Barrow & Furness, met with the Chancellor earlier yesterday and invited him to view the economic development and apprenticeship programmes in Barrow first hand. 

Tunnel Vision

As I understand it the National Grid preferred option regarding new cabling is to tunnel under the bay and spend many £100s of million pounds in the process.

Croftlands Development Brief

South Lakeland District Council are holding a presentation of the Croftlands Development Brief 

Withdrawal of On-Street Car Parking proposals

I am pleased for the people and businesses in Cumbria that the threat of the damaging proposal on street car parking charges has now been removed.  It should never have come to this however; the consultation on the budget proposals last year indicated that there was a majority of people opposed to this move.

Barrow & Furness launches new website

Thank you for your support at the last election. Because of you, David Cameron is the first Conservative Prime Minister in 13 years and the Government’s plans to build a strong economy and a big society are in full swing. Now, to help us communicate with you, we've launched this new local website.