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

Keswick MP Raises Flood Defences with Government

Jamie Reed, MP for Copeland including Keswick has written to the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs urging the government to take urgent action to reduce the flooding risks facing Copeland and Keswick. Following last year’s devastating floods, the Copeland MP called on Government to apply for EU Solidarity Funding to support … More Keswick MP Raises Flood Defences with Government

Jamie Reed MP Welcomes £40,000 Sport England Support for Copeland Clubs Affected by Flooding

West Cumbrian MP Jamie Reed has today welcomed the news that eight clubs in Copeland have been awarded a total of £41,182 from Sport England’s Flood Relief Fund to help with the Storm Desmond clear up operation. The winter storms and floods devastated homes, businesses and infrastructure across Cumbria and also had major impact on … More Jamie Reed MP Welcomes £40,000 Sport England Support for Copeland Clubs Affected by Flooding

West Cumbria MP Forces Government U-Turn on EU Flood Cash

As the deadline for applying for financial support from the EU Solidarity Fund for flood hit communities fast approaches, the Government have been forced into a dramatic U-turn by Cumbria’s Jamie Reed MP on whether to apply for support. After much chaos and confusion, the Government have decided to apply for the much needed financial … More West Cumbria MP Forces Government U-Turn on EU Flood Cash

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

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