Call for Brexit rural pubs boost

New freedoms to cut duty on beer sold in pubs after Brexit should be used to give a boost to rural publicans according to councillor James Airey, the Conservative parliamentary candidate for Westmorland and Lonsdale. The UK is currently bound by EU regulations which tax beer at the point of…

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James Airey welcomes additional mental health support for local pupils

Councillor James Airey, the Conservative Parliamentary candidate for Westmorland and Lonsdale, has welcomed news that children and young people in South Lakeland are to benefit from additional mental health support.  It has been announced that all schools and colleges in South Lakes will be offered mental health training as part…

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1,800 more businesses in Cumbria since 2010

Latest figures from the Office of National Statistics showing that more than 1,800 new businesses have been created in Cumbria since 2010 have been welcomed by Councillor James Airey. Councillor Airey, who is the Conservative group leader on Cumbria County Council, said: “Cumbria’s businesses are the beating heart of our…

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