West Cumbrian MP Hosts Sellafield Trailblazers Event

Jamie Reed MP recently hosted an event in Parliament to mark Sellafield Ltd being chosen to act as a ‘Trailblazer’ for new apprenticeships. Sellafield is charged with decommissioning Europe’s most complex nuclear site and is currently developing new project management apprenticeship standards for the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) – as a … More West Cumbrian MP Hosts Sellafield Trailblazers Event

Cumbrian MPs Proudly Showcase County’s Businesses in Parliament

Cumbrian MPs Jamie Reed and Tim Farron have extended their thanks to everyone who worked to make the Parliamentary Cumbria Day 2016 a success. The event, which was attended by Parliamentarians from across the country, Council representatives and others, was a showcase of Cumbrian business and produce, and a valuable national networking opportunity. The event … More Cumbrian MPs Proudly Showcase County’s Businesses in Parliament

Blog on the Sense report: Realising Aspiration for All

There are over 100,000 people of working age who are deafblind and living in the UK. However, a new report from the disability charity Sense, has revealed that, although many of them are keen to enter the workforce, only a shocking 4% of 18 to 24-year-olds who are deafblind are actually in employment – a … More Blog on the Sense report: Realising Aspiration for All

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