Councillor James Airey

James is the Leader of the Conservative Group at the County Council and represents Ulverston West. He is also the South Lakeland District Councillor for Furness Peninsula. He lives at 5 Reeds Gardens, Little Urswick, Ulverston, LA12 0US.  Contact him at or on 01229 868088 or 07881920810.  

"In 2001 I was the Conservative Parliamentary Candidate for Barrow and Furness and I was the Candidate for Morecambe and Lunesdale in 2005. I am married to Caroline and have one son, Owen. I am also a farmer and in my spare time I am a keen supporter of Country sports and a passionate clay pigeon shooter. In June 2017 I was the Conservative Parliamentary Candidate for Westmorland and Lonsdale reducing the LibDem majority from 8949 to 777. Currently I am Leader of the Conservatives, the largest Party, on Cumbria County Council and am delighted to have recently been reselected as the Parliamentary candidate for this Constituency"






County Matters: January 2018

County Matters

2017 was a year of contrasting elements especially weather wise. The extremes of our weather system are becoming even more profound with an abundance of wet weather. We have had many instances of road and property flooding across our County and also in the Grange area.

Council pushes ahead with closure of New Road car park despite appeal

A meeting of the South Lakeland District Council Overview & Scrutiny Committee has today (Friday 15 September) rejected a proposal from Conservative Councillors to refer decisions regarding the future of the New Road Car Park for further scrutiny by the Full Council of SLDC and proper consult