Government’s Plans Offer Nothing for West Cumbria

The Government’s legislative programme, as announced by the Queen’s Speech at the State Opening of Parliament, offers nothing for West Cumbria says Copeland MP, Jamie Reed. The Government outlined their plans for the coming year, but offered no measures that would help those on zero-hours contracts, those hit by the bedroom tax and nothing to … More Government’s Plans Offer Nothing for West Cumbria

Reed Calls on Government to Support West Cumbria

In advance of the State Opening of Parliament, where the Queen will set out the Government’s legislative agenda for the coming year, Copeland MP, Jamie Reed has warned that the Government should not legislate to thwart the ambitions of West Cumbria. The first Queen’s Speech since the General Election is expected to set the agenda … More Reed Calls on Government to Support West Cumbria

Reed Calls For New ‘Gold Standard of Care’

Labour’s Shadow Health Minister, Jamie Reed has called for a new kitemark of quality that would be awarded to care companies in Cumbria that meet best practice employment practices and standards of care.  It is often reported that care companies across the country employ carers on Zero-Hours Contracts and do not pay carers for the … More Reed Calls For New ‘Gold Standard of Care’