The future of Newton Rigg is pivotal to the educational needs of the young people of Cumbria. As a community, we need to work together to ensure the FE Commissioner understands the importance of this establishment for agriculture, the rural economy and other sectors including social care.
As an MP at the border, I am passionate about our United Kingdom staying together. I will work with colleagues along the border and across the border to ensure that Scotland and England flourish in partnership.
I will work to improve investment in our area, and to ensure that Central Government spending has an impact in Cumbria. I will work with colleagues to try to bring investment and opportunity to our area.
As a veterinary surgeon, I am passionate about animal welfare. In the United Kingdom, we have some of the highest animal welfare standards in the world, but we can always do more. I am strongly in favour of proposals to increase sentencing in
I will work for investment in our local public services such as health, education and police. I will stand up for our precious NHS upon which we all depend. I will work to protect and enhance our health services.
We need to strive for excellent connectivity, both physical and virtual – in areas such as transport links, mobile phone coverage and high speed broadband. Penrith and The Border is a vast and sparsely-populated constituency.