We store cookies on your device to make sure we give you the best experience on this website. I'm fine with this - Turn cookies off
Switch to an accessible version of this website which is easier to read. (requires cookies)
  • Article: Feb 26, 2021

    In Parliament this week, Tim urged ministers to press ahead with plans for new emergency telephone masts in Kentmere, Longsleddale, and the Langdales.

    Speaking during a debate on the Government's Telecommunications Infrastructure Bill, Tim said: "Those Home Office masts are vital to the safety of people in those communities, and to the emergency services that often operate in those communities.

  • Article: Feb 26, 2021

    Next Friday (5th March), South Lakes MP Tim Farron and Liberal Democrat candidate for Police and Crime Commissioner Mark Christie will host a virtual 'town hall meeting' to discuss rural crime.

    The event, which will take place via Zoom from 7pm, will give local residents the opportunity to raise their experiences of rural crime and discuss with Tim and Mark what can be done to tackle it.

  • Article: Feb 26, 2021

    On the floor of the House of Commons this week, local MP Tim Farron pushed ministers to do more to protect renters who are at risk of being made homeless because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

    A new loophole in the Government's ban on evictions means that people who owe more than six months rent can now be evicted from their home.

  • Article: Feb 24, 2021

    On the floor of the House of Commons this week, South Lakes MP Tim Farron warned ministers that delaying measures to support local businesses until next week's Spring Budget risks many firms going to the wall.

    Speaking during a general debate on COVID-19 in Parliament, Tim said: "My constituency has the highest proportion of its workforce on furlough of any constituency in the entire United Kingdom.

  • Article: Feb 23, 2021

    In the House of Commons last night, South Lakes MP Tim Farron secured a promise from the Prime Minister Boris Johnson to look at allowing outdoor residential centres to reopen as early as March 8th.

    Speaking during the Prime Minister's 'roadmap' statement in Parliament, Tim said: "The Prime Minister is right to prioritise education and to say that people can now do outdoor activities more freely - or, at least, they will be able to over the coming weeks and months - but he says nothing about outdoor education, which is an industry of vast importance to us in the Lakes and Dales, and of great value to young people right across the country.