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  • Tim with competition winner Matthew Webb
    Article: Dec 15, 2017

    Matthew Webb, a Levens CE School student, has won 1st Prize in Tim Farron's Christmas Card Competition.

    The Year 5 pupil was one of hundreds of students from across South Lakeland who submitted a design for Tim's competition.

    Matthew's winning design has been reproduced over 40,000 times, and is being delivered to every household in the constituency.

  • Article: Dec 15, 2017

    South Lakes MP Tim Farron is tabling a motion in Parliament to show support for a national campaign which highlights the struggles of older people travelling to hospital appointments.

    Age UK's 'Painful Journeys' campaign calls for the Government to urgently review the way older people travel to and from hospital, saying that the current system isn't good enough.

  • Article: Dec 14, 2017

    South Lakes MP Tim Farron will present a petition to Parliament which calls for an Urgent Treatment Centre to be brought to Westmorland General Hospital.

    The petition, which has attracted over 2,500 signatures during recent months, calls for a centre which will provide better access to urgent care closer to home for South Lakes residents.

  • Article: Dec 14, 2017

    Local MP Tim Farron has urged the Government to stop starving the NHS of funds after new figures revealed that over 2,000 operations in South Cumbria and North Lancashire have been cancelled at the last minute because of non-clinical reasons.

    A Freedom of Information request sent to the Morecambe Bay Hospitals Trust from Tim's office showed that from January 2013 to September this year, 2,373 operations had been cancelled in the three days before an operation for non-clinical reasons.

  • Tim and Rachael Hogg
    Article: Dec 12, 2017

    Local MP Tim Farron has welcomed the Government's decision to launch a consultation on an opt-out organ donation system.

    Back in October, the Prime Minister announced that England would adopt an opt-out organ donation system - something which Tim has been campaigning for since 2013.

    Currently both Scotland and Wales have an opt-out organ donation system.