County Matters November 2018

Windermere Road flooding

As we are now well into autumn and approaching winter we have experienced yet again extreme weather conditions during the last month.

Winter social care funding for Cumbria welcomed

This week, the government has announced how much additional funding local authorities in England will receive to ease pressures over winter thanks to its balanced approach to the economy, including £2.5 million for Cumbria.

Youth unemployment has halved since 2010

Youth unemployment has halved since 2010; real wages for workers have grown for the seventh consecutive month; overall unemployment is at its lowest since 1975.