Jamie Reed MP: Government Must “Get a Grip” on Unsafe A595

West Cumbrian MP Jamie Reed has called on the Secretary of State for Transport, Chris Grayling, to “get a grip” on road safety on the A595.  Figures obtained by the Copeland MP from the House of Commons Library, reveal that there were 528 road accidents on the A595 in Cumbria between 2011 and 2015, 17 … More Jamie Reed MP: Government Must “Get a Grip” on Unsafe A595

Jamie Reed MP Urges Prime Minister to ‘Get a map’ as She Refuses Copeland MP’s Invitation for Cabinet Visit

The Prime Minister, Theresa May, has refused to accept an invitation from West Cumbrian MP Jamie Reed for the Cabinet to visit the Copeland constituency.  The Copeland MP issued the invitation by way of Parliamentary Question to the Prime Minister in the hope that she would arrange a visit of her Cabinet, so that Government … More Jamie Reed MP Urges Prime Minister to ‘Get a map’ as She Refuses Copeland MP’s Invitation for Cabinet Visit

Government’s Cumbria Funding Snub a ‘Punishment Beating’

Copeland MP Jamie Reed has responded to reports that the Cumbria LEP is set to receive less than 10% of its requested funding from government. This news follows the insistence of government ministers that cash would only be released where areas agree to have an elected mayor. Copeland MP, Jamie Reed said: “Cumbria’s devolution deal … More Government’s Cumbria Funding Snub a ‘Punishment Beating’

Success Regime Refuses to Publish Correspondence with Top Legal Firm

The West, North and East Cumbria Success Regime have refused a request by West Cumbrian MP Jamie Reed, to release copies of all correspondence between top law firm, Capsticks, and the Regime. This news comes as an answer to a Parliamentary Question, tabled by Jamie Reed, reveals that the total expenditure by the Success Regime … More Success Regime Refuses to Publish Correspondence with Top Legal Firm

Jamie Reed MP: West Cumbria Left out, Let Down and Locked Out

West Cumbrian MP Jamie Reed has responded to the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s Autumn Statement. The Copeland MP explained that he is “disappointed that the statement made no mention of Cumbria”, and that the Chancellor has not listened to his calls for key investments. In advance of the Autumn Statement, Jamie Reed wrote to the … More Jamie Reed MP: West Cumbria Left out, Let Down and Locked Out

Jamie Reed MP to the Chancellor: Use your Autumn Statement to Invest in West Cumbria

West Cumbrian MP Jamie Reed has written to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, ahead of his first Autumn Statement on Wednesday, to call for investments in West Cumbria. In his letter, the MP for Copeland sets out that West Cumbria “is a unique area, with vast potential”, and which is set to benefit from investments … More Jamie Reed MP to the Chancellor: Use your Autumn Statement to Invest in West Cumbria

Jamie Reed MP: Government must give the North West the £11.89bn for the NHS promised by Leave campaigners

The Government must keep the Vote Leave campaign’s promise to spend £11.89bn on the National Health Service in the North West, Jamie Reed MP said today. During the EU referendum campaign, Vote Leave promised to spend an extra £350 million a week (£18.2bn a year) on the NHS.  Figures produced by the House of Commons … More Jamie Reed MP: Government must give the North West the £11.89bn for the NHS promised by Leave campaigners

St Benedict’s Students Experience Parliament and Google during Once in a Lifetime London Trip

West Cumbrian MP Jamie Reed has facilitated a once in a lifetime experience for West Cumbrian sixth form students to visit Parliament, and to participate in Google’s ‘Future Founders’ course. The students visited London on Monday 7th November, where they were treated to a tour of Parliament, during which they had the opportunity to walk … More St Benedict’s Students Experience Parliament and Google during Once in a Lifetime London Trip

Health Campaigners and Jamie Reed MP Join Forces on Health Service Supermarket Stall

Members of the We Need West Cumberland Hospital Campaign Group, with the support of local MP Jamie Reed, will be holding a series of supermarket stalls in Whitehaven, to encourage local people to participate in the Government imposed Success Regime consultation process. The first in the series of stalls took place on Wednesday 9th November … More Health Campaigners and Jamie Reed MP Join Forces on Health Service Supermarket Stall