Health Secretary Rejects Invitation to Visit West Cumbria

Copeland MP: “If he won’t come to us, we’ll go to him” Following a written invitation from Jamie Reed MP, the Secretary of State for Health, Jeremy Hunt MP, has refused to visit West Cumbria in order to listen to the concerns of local people with regard to local NHS services and the Success Regime … More Health Secretary Rejects Invitation to Visit West Cumbria

Copeland MP Discusses English Patriotism in New Book ‘Labour’s Identity Crisis’

In a new book published on Monday 23rd May, Jamie Reed MP sets out the role English patriotism played on the doorsteps of Copeland during last year’s general election. The book, edited by former Labour frontbencher Tristram Hunt MP and published by the University of Winchester, features a collection of hard-hitting chapters by MPs and … More Copeland MP Discusses English Patriotism in New Book ‘Labour’s Identity Crisis’

Copeland MP to Work and Pensions Secretary: Take Action on the Financial Impact of Cancer

West Cumbrian MP Jamie Reed has written to the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, calling on him to do more to prevent people affected by cancer from facing financial difficulties as a result of their diagnosis. This news comes as Macmillan Cancer Support have revealed analysis showing that four out of five people … More Copeland MP to Work and Pensions Secretary: Take Action on the Financial Impact of Cancer

Copeland MP Presses Government on Civil Nuclear Police Retirement Age

West Cumbrian MP Jamie Reed has tabled a Parliamentary Motion and written to the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, to raise concerns relating to the retirement age of Civil Nuclear Police Officers. Currently, Home Office Police are able to retire at 60. However, the Government have so far refused to afford the … More Copeland MP Presses Government on Civil Nuclear Police Retirement Age

The Queen’s Speech: Government Fails to Understand West Cumbria

West Cumbrian MP Jamie Reed has responded to the Queen’s Speech, warning that “Government has failed to understand West Cumbria”. The speech delivered by the Queen, which is the centrepiece of the State Opening of Parliament, set out the Government’s legislative agenda for the coming year. A total of 21 Bills were announced to be … More The Queen’s Speech: Government Fails to Understand West Cumbria

Jamie Reed MP Celebrates Local Nursing on International Nurses Day

West Cumbrian MP Jamie Reed has tabled a Parliamentary Motion, known as an Early Day Motion, to mark International Nurses Day. The day, which falls on 12th May each year, Florence Nightingale’s birthday, is an opportunity to celebrate the invaluable work of nurses around the world. In the Motion, Jamie Reed commends the work of … More Jamie Reed MP Celebrates Local Nursing on International Nurses Day

Jamie Reed MP Welcomes £15m Investment to Create National College for Nuclear in Cumbria

West Cumbrian MP Jamie Reed has today welcomed confirmation that Cumbria, alongside Somerset, will become host to a new National College for Nuclear. Realising the next step in Jamie Reed’s plan to develop West Cumbria as a Global Centre for Nuclear Excellence, the announcement made by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills commits to … More Jamie Reed MP Welcomes £15m Investment to Create National College for Nuclear in Cumbria