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. Councillor James Airey said: “This is a regular refit and inspection which should…

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James Airey welcomes new figures showing 11,000 more local people are saving for their retirement through a workplace pension

New figures show that thousands of people in Westmorland and Lonsdale are now enrolled in a workplace pension. Westmorland and Lonsdale’s Conservative parliamentary candidate, councillor James Airey, has welcomed the latest figures showing that, due to changes to workplace pensions, 11,000 more people in the constituency are now saving for…

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James Airey welcomes Autumn Budget

South Lakes councillor James Airey has welcomed new measures announced in the Budget, including more money for health and social care. The Budget set out the Government’s plans to deliver extra money for schools, make more money available to local councils to tackle potholes, and new funding to help rejuvenate…

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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. Earlier this month, the Health and Social Care Secretary announced £240 million for the social care…

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