Simon Fell MP welcomes the Government’s £300 Pensioner Cost of Living Payment for 18,400 pensioners in Furness

Over 11 million pensioners across the country will receive an extra £300 as part of their annual Winter Fuel Payment this month as part of the Conservative Government’s £49 billion package of cost of living support.   This is in addition to the news that the Conservative Government has protected the State Pension Triple Lock.… Continue reading Simon Fell MP welcomes the Government’s £300 Pensioner Cost of Living Payment for 18,400 pensioners in Furness


MP supports plans for Government ‘Investment Zones’ in Barrow and Ulverston

Furness MP, Simon Fell, has written to offer his full support for two applications being put forward by Cumbria County Council for Investment Zones within in the Barrow & Furness constituency. The Council are submitting the plans as part of the Chancellor’s recent announcement of the creation of Investment Zones in England. In the announcement,… Continue reading MP supports plans for Government ‘Investment Zones’ in Barrow and Ulverston


Simon Fell MP welcomes the Conservative Government’s Growth Plan, helping 3 million people across the North West keep more of their hard-earned money

  Simon Fell MP welcomes the Conservative Government’s Growth Plan, helping 3 million people across the North West keep more of their hard-earned money Press Release Date: 23/09/2022 • Today the Conservative Government delivered The Growth Plan, starting a new era focused on economic growth, whilst tackling the immediate energy crisis and removing barriers for… Continue reading Simon Fell MP welcomes the Conservative Government’s Growth Plan, helping 3 million people across the North West keep more of their hard-earned money


MP calls on new Transport Secretary to ‘get a grip’ of rail travel

The MP for Barrow and Furness, Simon Fell, has today called on the newly appointed Secretary of State for Transport, Anne-Marie Trevellyan MP, to ‘get a grip’ of the current disruption caused on the regions railways. The intervention from Furness’ MP came as part of an urgent question put to the Department for Transport concerning… Continue reading MP calls on new Transport Secretary to ‘get a grip’ of rail travel


Simon Fell MP urges museums across Barrow & Furness to bid for funding to Level Up culture

New funding is being awarded to museums, galleries, libraries and cultural venues across the country in the next round of funding thanks to the Conservative Government. Simon Fell is calling on local museums and galleries across Barrow & Furness to bid for nearly £17 million in new funding to improve their displays and collections. This… Continue reading Simon Fell MP urges museums across Barrow & Furness to bid for funding to Level Up culture


Prime Minister back Ulverston

Just days after committing to meet with Furness MP Simon Fell, the Prime Minister has further offered his support to Ulverston. In a letter, which comes in response to the Furness MP leading the campaign for a meaningful and lasting legacy at the GSK site in Ulverston, Mr Johnson expresses his ‘deepest sympathy’ for the… Continue reading Prime Minister back Ulverston


MP calls on Government to develop monoclonal antibodies to boost UK’s defence against critical illnesses

    Simon Fell, the MP for Barrow and Furness, has asked the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care to provide an update on the Government’s plans for the development of monoclonal antibodies.   A monoclonal antibody is an immune system protein that is created in a laboratory, and have been approved to… Continue reading MP calls on Government to develop monoclonal antibodies to boost UK’s defence against critical illnesses


Simon Fell: Budget shows Conservatives commitment to protecting jons and livihoods as we build our future economy

Simon Fell MP has welcomed the Spring Budget which provides billions of pounds to support businesses and families through the pandemic, delivers on the Conservatives’ promises it has made to the British people and invests in the UK’s future economy. On Wednesday, the Government set out an ambitious plan that focuses on supporting people and businesses… Continue reading Simon Fell: Budget shows Conservatives commitment to protecting jons and livihoods as we build our future economy


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