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  • Tim's Not A Penny Less campaign
    Petition: Sep 9, 2016

    The EU has provided direct financial support for UK agriculture. The government has refused to commit to replacing this money beyond 2020.

    I/We the undersigned call on the government to ensure agriculture doesn't lose out on funding as a result of leaving the EU.

  • Article: Sep 7, 2016

    MP Tim Farron has pushed the Health Secretary to outline what NHS reforms could mean for services in the South Lakes, following a report suggesting they will be left with an £805 million funding black hole by 2021.

    Tim has written to Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt to ask him to set out what will happen to vital services in the South Lakes as the NHS experiences budget cuts and restructuring. Tim has asked for clarification over what will happen to Westmorland General Hospital, as well as the future of local GP services, cancer services and mental health services.

  • Article: Sep 7, 2016

    As schools return from their summer break, South Lakes MP Tim Farron is encouraging them to get involved in this year's UK Parliament Week.

    UK Parliament Week takes place between November 14th and 20th and aims to get pupils to connect with parliament and generate a better understanding of British politics.

  • Tim's 'Not A Penny Less' campaign
    Article: Sep 6, 2016

    South Lakes MP Tim Farron will launch his 'Not A Penny Less' campaign for farmers at the Westmorland County Show on Thursday. Over 2500 farms in the North West could be pushed into the red if farm support payments are removed.

    Tim's 'Not A Penny Less' campaign will call for the government to commit to replacing EU funding beyond 2020.

  • Article: Sep 6, 2016

    Over 200 schools in Cumbria face a budget shortfall of up to £6,500 due to the government's decision not to renew a subsidy for free school meals, a leaked government report shows. South Lakes MP Tim Farron says that "the Conservatives are overlooking the needs of small schools in rural areas".