Halve It Campaign

28th November 2013 Jamie Reed, Member of Parliament for Copeland, pledges support for Halve It campaign on early HIV testing Jamie Reed MP has pledged his support for Halve It, a national coalition campaign that aims to halve late diagnosis and undiagnosed HIV in the UK by 2015. At the Halve It World AIDS Day … More Halve It Campaign

Northern councils hit hardest by government cuts

27th November 2013 Copeland MP calls for cuts to business rates Jamie Reed, Member of Parliament for Copeland, has called on the government to cut business rates as new research shows that government cuts have hit northern councils more than their southern counterparts. He said: “By 2017/18, councils in North West England will have lost, … More Northern councils hit hardest by government cuts

Shadow Health Team visit to Street Med

19th November 2013 Jamie Reed MP and Debbie Abrahams MP visited the St Mungo’s StreedMed health service in Southwark, and heard how the organisation is helping the capital’s homeless people.The StreetMed nurses allow homeless people to access healthcare, improving both their physical and mental health. Jamie and Debbie met Ricky, who has been helped by … More Shadow Health Team visit to Street Med

Jamie at West Cumberland Hospital’s topping out ceremony

15th November 2013 Jamie Reed, Member of Parliament for Copeland and Shadow Health Minister, today visited the topping out ceremony at the New West Cumberland Hospital, where he tightened up the last bolt on the roof of the new building and planted a yew tree in a pot, to mark the completion of the major … More Jamie at West Cumberland Hospital’s topping out ceremony

Jamie visits Keswick’s new Credit Union

14thNovember 2013 Jamie Reed, Member of Parliament for Copeland, today visited the new drop-in centre of the Allerdale Credit Union in Keswick. During his visit, a cheque for £15,000 was handed over to the Allerdale Credit Union from St John’s Church, Keswick. This was the second week of opening for the drop-in centre, which is … More Jamie visits Keswick’s new Credit Union

Jamie visits the new West Cumberland Hospital

8th November 2013 A bright future ahead for the new West Cumberland Hospital.  Jamie Reed MP today visited the construction site at the West Cumberland Hospital, where the building works are nearing completion. WCH was the first hospital constructed after the founding of the NHS, being opened in by HM The Queen Mother in 1964 … More Jamie visits the new West Cumberland Hospital

Jericho School Swap Classrooms for Westminster

6th November 2013 Staff and children from Jericho Primary School today visited the Houses of Parliament as part of their trip to London. Jamie was happy to show the kids around Westminster Hall, St Stephen’s Hall, Central Lobby and St Mary’s Undercroft (the most haunted part of the estate!). The history of the Palace of … More Jericho School Swap Classrooms for Westminster

Cumbria Local Government ‘unsustainable’

5th November 2013 Copeland MP Jamie Reed has warned that the latest government cuts to the budgets of Cumbria County Council and Copeland Borough Council will leave existing local government structures in Cumbria ‘unsustainable’. He said: “Copeland Borough Council has had its budget halved by the government – it’s dropping from almost £15million to £7.5m and … More Cumbria Local Government ‘unsustainable’

Progress is needed at Sellafield

5th November 2013 Following the Public Accounts Committee’s session regarding Sellafield yesterday, Jamie Reed has called for Nuclear Management Partners to account for their performance on the Sellafield site. He believes that NMP should appear in front of Margaret Hodge’s committee to explain why progress at the site has been so slow. Speaking earlier, Jamie … More Progress is needed at Sellafield