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Penrith & the Border (P&B Conservatives) is the largest constituency in the UK (outside Scotland) and arguably the most beautiful.  

Office: 31 Chiswick Street, Carlisle CA1 1HJ   

T: 01228 521192  
E: office@ncconservatives.com

Herdwicks in Cumbria

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The campaign to reopen Gilsland Railway Station, by neighbouring MPs Dr Neil Hudson MP and Guy Opperman MP, has now secured the vital support from Railways Minister Chris Heaton Harris MP. As part of the ‘Restoring Your Railway’ Fund, announced in February 2020 by Transport Secretary Grant Shapps MP, an application for the reopening of Gilsland Railway Station was submitted. Following a meeting just before Christmas between Dr Neil Hudson, Guy Opperman and the Railways Minister, the Minister wrote to Guy and Neil in which he praised the local coalition of MPs, councils, the National Park...

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Dr Neil Hudson, MP for Penrith and The Border, asked the Education Secretary for his assistance in ensuring the Strategic Review into Newton Rigg leads to a smooth transition to a new provider. Secretary of State for Education Gavin Williamson was making a statement on the Skills for Jobs White Paper in the House of Commons earlier today. Dr Hudson asked: “I really welcome this forward thinking Skills for Jobs statement from the Government. FE Colleges play a huge role in levelling up rural communities such as mine. As my Right Honourable Friend knows, Newton Rigg College in Penrith, the only...

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Brexit: How will new regulations affect live animal exports, illegal pet smuggling, and the multi-million-pound equine industry? Transporting livestock, racehorses and domestic animals will be subject to new rules following Brexit. Today, the House of Commons Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) Select Committee has launched an inquiry into how these regulations will impact on animal welfare, disease control and industry interests. The inquiry will look at how a potential ban on exporting live animals for fattening and slaughter would impact on UK farmers, processors and other businesses...

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Penrith and the Border Constituency

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