Sellafield-TEPCO co-operation agreement ‘a huge step forward’

29th April 2014 Copeland MP Jamie Reed has hailed the unprecedented signing of a co-operation agreement between Sellafield Ltd and TEPCO Fukushima Daiichi Decontamination and Decommissioning Engineering Company (FDEC) as a ‘huge step forward.’ The ‘operator to operator’ co-operation agreement will see the two companies share knowledge, experience and skills on an on-going basis. This … More Sellafield-TEPCO co-operation agreement ‘a huge step forward’

Whitehaven News column – 24th April 2014

We get the politicians we deserve I was once caught in the middle of an argument between two trade unionists; one who claimed that the representation he received in the workplace was rubbish, and another, a trade union representative, who told the complainant that he received precisely the representation he deserved. The trade union rep … More Whitehaven News column – 24th April 2014

PM refuses to support campaign to keep services at the WCH

2nd April 2014 Jamie Reed, MP for Copeland and Shadow Health Minister, today asked the Prime Minister to commit to supporting the campaign to retain consultant-led services at the West Cumberland Hospital, Whitehaven. The Prime Minister refused to support the campaign. The future of services at West Cumberland and the Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle, has been … More PM refuses to support campaign to keep services at the WCH

Running for a cure for type 1 diabetes

http://www.justgiving.com/Jamie-Reed2/ Two weeks before the 2010 General Election, aged 36, I didn’t know that I was an undiagnosed type 1 diabetic entering diabetic ketoacidosis. Type 1 diabetes affects about 400,000 people in the UK, including 29,000 children. The NHS saved my life, but three years on I know that type 1 diabetes needs to be … More Running for a cure for type 1 diabetes