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Conservatives welcome funding to help people off the streets in Cumbria

Rough sleepers across Cumbria are to be helped off the street thanks to £80,000 funding.


The money is part of a total investment of £46 million announced by Communities Secretary James Brokenshire for local authorities to help the homeless into safe accommodation


Cllr Jeff Hailes: Calling out Labour's hypocrisy

Perhaps our ‘democracy loving’ Labour councillors in Egremont; could explain how even though she came last in the most recent public poll - by a notable margin - Elaine Woodburn is once again an Egremont Town Councillor.

Lest We Forget

Cllr. Andy Pratt and his son, Sam, have been busy delivering 52 collection boxes across mid Copeland for the British Legion as we remember 100 years since the end of World War One.

Conservatives fixing potholes across Copeland

Over the summer and autumn months we have been campaigning hard on #PotHolePatrol across Copeland. Today we welcome the chancellor’s announcement pledging £420m to fix our roads which will help to get us all moving

Investment in nuclear industry

Greg Clark MP has announced the new £200m Nuclear Sector Deal that will deliver 100,000 jobs by 2021 - with a target of 40% women by 2030.

He said, "Nuclear energy not only fuels our power supply, it fuels local jobs, wages, economic prosperity and drives UK innovation."

£46 million new look for West Cumberland Hospital

Plans showing how West Cumberland Hospital will look after another £46 million of investment being put in by the Conservative government were unveiled at the start of November 2017.