Copeland MP Takes Prime Minister to Task On Flood Support Delays

Jamie Reed, Member of Parliament for Copeland, has hit out at the Government’s continued delays on applying for financial support for flood-hit communities from the EU Solidarity Fund.   In a Parliamentary Procedure known as a ‘Point of Order’, the local MP criticised the Government’s ‘delaying tactics’.  Despite repeated requests dating back to the beginning … More Copeland MP Takes Prime Minister to Task On Flood Support Delays

Reed Calls on Government to Support Flood-Hit Businesses

Copeland MP, Jamie Reed has written to the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government urging the Government to do more to support businesses affected by recent flooding.   He has asked the Government to clarify guidance on the Bellwin Scheme; a scheme to allow Local Authorities to offer council tax relief and business … More Reed Calls on Government to Support Flood-Hit Businesses

Copeland MP signs Holocaust Educational Trust Book of Commitment

This week Copeland MP Jamie Reed signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment, in doing so pledging his commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day and honouring those who were murdered during the Holocaust as well as paying tribute to the extraordinary Holocaust survivors who work tirelessly to educate young people. Wednesday 27th January will mark … More Copeland MP signs Holocaust Educational Trust Book of Commitment

Reed Calls for ‘Fresh Start’ at North Cumbria Trust

Following reports that Chief Executive of North Cumbria University Hospitals Trust, Ann Farrar, is leaving the Trust, Copeland MP, Jamie Reed, has called for stability, a ‘fresh start’ and the retention of services at the West Cumberland Hospital.   Copeland MP Jamie Reed MP said:   “I’d like to place on record my thanks to … More Reed Calls for ‘Fresh Start’ at North Cumbria Trust

Debate on Flooding

Watch my speech in the House of Commons debate on flooding using the following link: http://parliamentlive.tv/event/index/83912e40-df4e-4099-a3e6-bbac64611b1c?in=17%3A19%3A55&out=17%3A24%3A15   Unfortunately, I did not get the chance to say all that I wanted. This is because of the number of MPs who wanted to speak in the debate. I therefore include below the full text of the speech that … More Debate on Flooding