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£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.

A Bold New Rail Strategy

Rail passengers deserve a more reliable, more efficient service. We will deliver it by ending the one-size-fits-all approach of franchising and bringing closer together the best of the public and private sector.

Cumbria Conservative Conference

The third annual conference of Cumbria Conservatives took place at the beginning of November and was attended by over a hundred local Conservatives.

Egremont South By-Election

There was a by-election on Thursday 2nd November 2017 for an Egremont South ward seat on Copeland Borough Council, caused by the resignation of former Labour leader on the council, Lena Hogg. 

The votes cast were:

Living Wage helps 300,000 out of low pay

The number of workers on low pay in the UK has fallen by more than 300,000 following the Conservatives’ introduction of the national living wage, a think tank says.