MP welcomes £650 million investment in Life Sciences to help cut NHS waiting times, improve commercial clinical trials and boost innovation

Simon Fell MP has welcomed the news that £650 million will be invested in the UK’s Life Science sector. This will include an ambitious life sciences package to help cut NHS waiting times, improve commercial clinical trials and bring new medicines to patients faster. Commenting, Simon said: “As Chair of the GSK Taskforce, I warmly… Continue reading MP welcomes £650 million investment in Life Sciences to help cut NHS waiting times, improve commercial clinical trials and boost innovation


MP helps to launch National Independent Lifeboat Association

Simon Fell, the MP for Barrow and Furness, has helped to launch the National Independent Lifeboat Association (NILA) at an event in Parliament this week. Now a registered charity with twenty-seven confirmed members and a board consisting of experienced lifeboat crew members, NILA is supported by the Department for Transport and the Maritime and Coastguard… Continue reading MP helps to launch National Independent Lifeboat Association


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


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 backs largest plan in water company history to tackle sewage pollution

Simon Fell MP for Barrow and Furness has welcomed the largest infrastructure programme in water company history to tackle sewage pollution. The Storm Overflows Discharge Reduction Plan, published today, will revolutionise how water companies tackle the number of discharges of untreated sewage, which the Government and public have made clear are completely unacceptable. The Victorians… Continue reading Simon Fell MP backs largest plan in water company history to tackle sewage pollution


MP welcomes Government’s commitment to helping more people enjoy the security of owning their home

Simon Fell MP has welcomed the Prime Minister’s commitment in his speech today to reverse declining rates of home ownership – building on the progress made in recent years by the Conservative Government to help more people enjoy the security of owning their own home.  The Conservative Government will work with communities to build the… Continue reading MP welcomes Government’s commitment to helping more people enjoy the security of owning their home


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


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