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James Airey welcomes £14 billion cash boost for schools

School children across Westmorland and Lonsdale are set to benefit from a record £14 billion of government funding, levelling up per pupil funding across the country so every child has access to a world class education.

We will not accept any attempt to further delay Brexit

The Prime Minister spoke from 10 Downing Street this evening, at 6pm, pledging to fight crime, improve the NHS, support schools, cut the cost of living, and unlock talent and opportunity across the entire United Kingdom as part of our plan to get the country back on the road to a brighter future.

Government boost to get rural communities better connected

Nicky Morgan, the Minister for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport has launched a £30 million UK-wide competition to see countryside communities better connected and help rural Britain seize the opportunities of 5G technology.

County Matters - September 2019

Unfortunately the Dales and Lakes Historic Vehicle Day on Grange Playing fields had to be cancelled this year because of inclement weather. This was the first time in over 20 years that it has been cancelled due to bad weather.

Minister asked to look into council’s Storm Desmond repair delays

Councillor James Airey, the Conservative Parliamentary candidate for Westmorland and Lonsdale, has written to the Local Government Minister asking him to review Cumbria County Council’s management of £117.6 million provide by the Government for road and bridge repairs in the immediate aftermath o

James Airey welcomes Kendal Northern Access Route business case bid

Councillor James Airey, the Conservative Parliamentary candidate for Westmorland and Lonsdale, has welcomed news that Transport for North has submitted an application by Cumbria County Council for funding to develop of an Outline Business Case for a Kendal Northern Access Route.