Copeland MP Seeks Reassurance from PM on Syria

Following the publication of the Government’s strategy for tackling ISIL/Daesh in Syria, Copeland MP has asked the Prime Minister to clarify points of the strategy in response to a number of key issues.  These relate to the ongoing refugee crisis, humanitarian aid, international and diplomatic co-operation and the issue of non-British ground troop support. Any … More Copeland MP Seeks Reassurance from PM on Syria

Copeland MP Pledges ‘Forensic Scrutiny’ on Syria

As the Prime Minister presented his case for British military intervention in Syria, Copeland MP, Jamie Reed has promised forensic scrutiny of the proposals. The Prime Minister is asking MPs to support extending existing air strikes against ISIL in Iraq into Syria and presented his case in a statement in the House of Commons. Jamie … More Copeland MP Pledges ‘Forensic Scrutiny’ on Syria

Comprehensive Spending Review: Devil is in the Detail

Reacting to the Autumn Statement and the Comprehensive Spending Review, Copeland MP, Jamie Reed has warned that the devil is in the detail and that the smoke and mirrors employed by the Chancellor masks pain that is yet to come. On healthcare, on local government investment and on infrastructure, the Chancellor made announcements that will … More Comprehensive Spending Review: Devil is in the Detail

Copeland MP Backs Trident Renewal

Image courtesy of Richard Moss In a debate on the future of Trident, Copeland MP, Jamie Reed has voted to renew Britain’s independent continuous-at-sea nuclear deterrent. During the debate, Jamie Reed reiterated his commitment to maintaining Britain’s independent capability.  The deterrent would be carried by submarines that are due to be constructed in Barrow. Thousands … More Copeland MP Backs Trident Renewal

Local Health Service Plans Must Accommodate Population Expansion in West Cumbria

West Cumberland bosses told to incorporate requirements of Sellafield and new nuclear reactors in new service proposals   In a letter to Copeland MP, Jamie Reed, the Government makes clear that challenges facing communities hosting nationally significant infrastructure should be taken into account when new service proposals are being developed.   In a recent debate … More Local Health Service Plans Must Accommodate Population Expansion in West Cumbria