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 of Storm Desmond. The call comes after days…

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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. Commenting, James Airey said: “The last major bypass building…

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James Airey congratulates Boris on leadership victory

Councillor James Airey, the Conservative parliamentary candidate for Westmorland and Lonsdale, has given his congratulations to Boris Johnson on being elected as the new leader of the Conservative Party. James Airey said: “It was great to have Boris in the constituency during the campaign to meet local farmers, and it…

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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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