Dr Neil Hudson MP for Penrith and The Border has joined Huw Merriman MP, Chair of the Transport Select Committee, and 130 MPs in an application for a Commons Debate on job losses across the aviation sector. This cross party application has been successful in securing a debating slot.
For the BBC Radio Cumbria interview where I explain my position on the Dominic Cummings situation and my campaign to save Newton Rigg College, please click on the following link, where you can hear me at 3:41:30
This is hugely disappointing news for the students and staff of Newton Rigg. I have been and continue to work hard to secure a future for this valuable and important college. I have held meetings with stakeholders, ministers, the FE Commissioner’s Office and Askham Bryan.
Companies in Penrith and The Border can now apply for a convertible loan of between £125,000 and £5 million, to support continued growth and innovation in sectors as diverse as technology, life sciences and the creative industries.