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James Airey slams council over latest Windermere Ferry disruption

Councillor James Airey has criticised Cumbria County Council’s decision to suspend the Windermere Ferry service for three weeks in March for a refit and inspection just five months after the service was re-started following an engine fire.

South Lakeland has Cumbria’s most expensive MP

Independent figures show Westmorland and Lonsdale’s MP has clocked up over £200,000 in expense claims despite missing four out of every ten votes held in Parliament in the last year.

Kendal Post Office consultation

Commenting on the consultation which has now opened into the proposed relocation of Kendal Post Office, councillor James Airey said: “The proposal to close Kendal Post Office and re-locate it in the town’s WH Smith store has united the community and politicians of all parties in opposition.