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Improving the A590

Improving the A595Simon Fell February 24, 2015I've spent much of the last few weeks travelling up and down the A590 and A595 in order to get to meetings and learn more about the issues which people would like to see me campaign on and weave into the personal manifesto that I'm putting together ahead of the election campaign. 

You can only trust the Conservatives with Trident

You can only trust the Conservatives with TridentFebruary 14, 2015First, a quote from an article that appeared in The Times under the headline, "Nuclear bombshell threatens to blow BAE Systems’ plans out of the water":“It is Friday, May 8. The acting leader of the Labour party has been called to the palace to be asked to form a coalition with the couple of dozen of SNP MPs, a handful of Plaid Cymru members and Greens and the splintered remnants of the fractured Liberal Democrats. The news is a disaster for BAE Systems Maritime. It could be a catastrophe for the town of Barrow-in-Furness.”— The Times, 9 Feb 2015

Better Care Together

I read through the Better Care Together strategy earlier today. I recommend that you do too. It’s a fascinating document which presents a bold vision for the provision of health and care services across Morecambe Bay in the future.

The Associations Dinner at the Olde Mill

The Associations Dinner at the Olde Mill  What a well attended dinner, young and dare I say old alike, the Food was good the company excellent.

Growth deal for cumbria delivers 21m for barrow and furness

Growth deal for cumbria delivers 21m for barrow and furnessGreat news for Barrow & Furness today as the Government announced the next ground of funding for regional Growth Deals.New investment will be going to three areas in Barrow & Furness directly:

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.