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express
Nicola Sturgeon warnsseparation in the 2014 ballot. Related articles SNP accused of ‘milking’ succe
Nicola Sturgeon warns
express / Posted 12 hours ago
separation in the 2014 ballot. Related articles SNP accused of ‘milking’ successful firms by Scottish business leaders Tim Farron claims SNP voters are RETURNING to Lib Dems But Ms Sturgeon again swept aside concerns she was breaking her... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Nigel Farage claims up to £15,000 a day in EU funds for bodyguardsMr Farage a hypocrite after his years of moaning that the EU wastes taxpayers c
Nigel Farage claims up to £15,000 a day in EU funds for bodyguards
Daily Mirror / Posted 12 hours ago
Mr Farage a hypocrite after his years of moaning that the EU wastes taxpayers cash on frivolous expenses. Lib Dem leader Tim Farron said: "Once again UKIP have been found taking the British taxpayer for a ride. "If Nigel Farage needs security... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Nearly 90,000 lone children seek asylum in Europethat 10,000 children had gone missing after arriving in Europe, warning that ma
Nearly 90,000 lone children seek asylum in Europe
Daily Telegraph / Posted 13 hours ago
that 10,000 children had gone missing after arriving in Europe, warning that many had been taken by criminal gangs. Tim Farron, the Liberal Democrat leader, said the figures were "utterly stark". "It shows why Britain should open its hearts... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Sturgeon urges women to lead business drivethe country as opinion polls show the SNP still on course for a majority. Will
Sturgeon urges women to lead business drive
EveningTimes Online / Posted 3 days ago
the country as opinion polls show the SNP still on course for a majority. Willie Rennie was joined by UK LibDem leader Tim Farron who said his party would grow at the election. Having seen their numbers reduced to just five in 2011 Mr Farron... Read more
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express
Tim Farron claims SNP voters are RETURNING to Lib Dems TIM Farron today claimed Scots were returning to the Lib Dems from the "poorl
Tim Farron claims SNP voters are RETURNING to Lib Dems
express / Posted 3 days ago
TIM Farron today claimed Scots were returning to the Lib Dems from the "poorly-performing" SNP. Tim Farron has insisted next week’s Holyrood election could be ‘very positive’ for the Lib... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Employment boost for Kendal after factory secures £6million China contract"From my perspective as a hotelier, we are seeing stronger links with China eve
Employment boost for Kendal after factory secures £6million China contract
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
"From my perspective as a hotelier, we are seeing stronger links with China every day." MP for Westmorland and Lonsdale, Tim Farron, has said that the contract is 'great news' for the local economy. "Not only will the Kendal Nutricare Factory... Read more
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Daily Record
Ken Livingstone's sorry Hitler scandal and Nicola Sturgeon goes on NHS defencetry to capitalise on a visit from their only elected MP as Caroline Lucas hit t
Ken Livingstone's sorry Hitler scandal and Nicola Sturgeon goes on NHS defence
Daily Record / Posted 3 days ago
try to capitalise on a visit from their only elected MP as Caroline Lucas hit the trail in Edinburgh. Lib Dem leader Tim Farron joins Scottish party leader in Cowdenbeath, while Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale travels to Aberdeen to talk... Read more
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chroniclelive
Why South Tyneside will be a Lib Dem free zone at the local electionsMay.” Across England as a whole, the Lib Dems have a total of 1,758 candidates
Why South Tyneside will be a Lib Dem free zone at the local elections
chroniclelive / Posted 4 days ago
May.” Across England as a whole, the Lib Dems have a total of 1,758 candidates compared with UKIP’s 1,388. Lib Dem leader Tim Farron But in 34 of the 124 areas holding elections one week today, UKIP candidates outnumber those for the Lib... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Plea to keep Kendal court open is dismissedown consultation revealing almost unanimous local opposition to the plans. In
Plea to keep Kendal court open is dismissed
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
own consultation revealing almost unanimous local opposition to the plans. In response to this decision, South Lakes MP Tim Farron signed a joint letter alongside Police and Crime Commissioner Richard Rhodes, the chair of South Cumbria... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Number of staff attacks at Cumbria NHS trusts revealedhave been made for a "zero tolerance" approach to NHS staff experiencing violen
Number of staff attacks at Cumbria NHS trusts revealed
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 4 days ago
have been made for a "zero tolerance" approach to NHS staff experiencing violence and abuse at work from patients. Tim Farron, MP for Westmorland and Lonsdale, said: "These figures are extremely concerning. "Our dedicated doctors and... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Windermere offices re-open after total refurboffice to find out more about the services that Cumbrian Cottages provide. On
Windermere offices re-open after total refurb
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
office to find out more about the services that Cumbrian Cottages provide. On Saturday, Westmorland and Lonsdale MP, Tim Farron, will visit the office to accept an £1,000 donation on behalf of the Cumbria Flood Appeal. Cumbrian Cottages... Read more
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heraldscotland
Welcome to Edinburgh Western, home of the dirtiest election fight in Scotlandto criticise the SNP you're pounced upon by nationalists, they just don't like
Welcome to Edinburgh Western, home of the dirtiest election fight in Scotland
heraldscotland / Posted 6 days ago
to criticise the SNP you're pounced upon by nationalists, they just don't like it," Cole-Hamilton, who is set to welcome Tim Farron to the constituency and believes a victory could prove a national springboard for a wider LibDem recovery, says.... Read more
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Daily Mirror
The Tory plan to reject stranded child refugees has been dealt a massive defeatthe Home Secretary and the Prime Minister will think again and advise the Commo
The Tory plan to reject stranded child refugees has been dealt a massive defeat
Daily Mirror / Posted 6 days ago
the Home Secretary and the Prime Minister will think again and advise the Commons to accept the amendment". Lib Dem leader Tim Farron said: "It is crunch time for Tory backbench MPs. "Will you listen to your consciences and join our principled... Read more
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The News and Star
Report reveals 700+ NHS staff assaulted last yearassaulted at the University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust. T
Report reveals 700+ NHS staff assaulted last year
The News and Star / Posted 6 days ago
assaulted at the University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust. Twelve of these led to criminal sanctions. Tim Farron, MP for South Lakes, said: “These figures are extremely concerning. Our dedicated doctors and nurses work... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Cumbria MP's anger after child refugee plan defeatedCUMBRIA MP has slammed the government for blocking moves to allow 3,000 unaccom
Cumbria MP's anger after child refugee plan defeated
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 6 days ago
CUMBRIA MP has slammed the government for blocking moves to allow 3,000 unaccompanied child refugees to settle in Britain. Tim Farron, MP for Westmorland and Lonsdale and Liberal Democrat leader, has accused the government of turning its back on... Read more
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International Business Times
Full list of MPs who voted against allowing 3000 refugee children into UK those in need is to support the majority of refugees to enable them to stay saf
Full list of MPs who voted against allowing 3000 refugee children into UK
International Business Times / Posted 6 days ago
those in need is to support the majority of refugees to enable them to stay safely in their home region." Lib Dem leader Tim Farron said, following the vote, that the government has "closed their eyes to those in need". He added: "Britain has... Read more
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Christian Today
MPs reject call to rescue refugee children abandoned in Europereceiving some Conservative suppport the amendment was rejected by 294 to 276.
MPs reject call to rescue refugee children abandoned in Europe
Christian Today / Posted 6 days ago
receiving some Conservative suppport the amendment was rejected by 294 to 276. In arguments rejected by Lib Dem leader Tim Farron as "bogus", ministers said offering sanctuary to children who had already reached Europe could mean more fell into... Read more
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heraldscotland
Alan Johnson: Vote to stay in EU perhaps more important than 1945 vote that heralded reforming Atlee governmenthuman rights laws in this country, it isn't the EU we should leave but the ECHR
Alan Johnson: Vote to stay in EU perhaps more important than 1945 vote that heralded reforming Atlee government
heraldscotland / Posted 7 days ago
human rights laws in this country, it isn't the EU we should leave but the ECHR and the jurisdiction of its court." But Tim Farron, the Liberal Democrat leader, hit back, saying the ECHR was fundamental to protecting Britons’ rights. "Theresa... Read more
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Daily Mirror
MPs shout 'shame' as Tories ditch plans to take 3,000 child refugees from Europeon roadsides, in police cells and in informal camps. "This problem isn’t going
MPs shout 'shame' as Tories ditch plans to take 3,000 child refugees from Europe
Daily Mirror / Posted 7 days ago
on roadsides, in police cells and in informal camps. "This problem isn’t going away, it is getting worse." Lib Dem leader Tim Farron added: "The Government have closed their eyes to those in need. "Britain has consistently stood up for the best... Read more
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heraldscotland
Theresa May says Britain should leave European Convention on Human Rightscountry, it isn't the EU we should leave but the ECHR and the jurisdiction of i
Theresa May says Britain should leave European Convention on Human Rights
heraldscotland / Posted 7 days ago
country, it isn't the EU we should leave but the ECHR and the jurisdiction of its court." Her comments sparked a backlash Tim Farron, the Liberal Democrat leader, claimed the ECHR was fundamental to protecting Britons’ rights, saying: "Theresa... Read more
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Christian Today
Tim Farron urges government to accept 3,000 child refugeesin Europe. It warned many would have been taken by criminal gangs. The Christi
Tim Farron urges government to accept 3,000 child refugees
Christian Today / Posted 7 days ago
in Europe. It warned many would have been taken by criminal gangs. The Christian leader of the Liberal Democrat party, Tim Farron, has been a long-time advocate of the plans, which are also supported by Save the Children. He told the BBC's... Read more
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Breitbart
‘The Footsoldiers of Conformism’: Students Ban Boris Johnson For ‘Disrespecting’ Barack Obamaevents on the EU referendum, with other confirmed speakers including include Jo
‘The Footsoldiers of Conformism’: Students Ban Boris Johnson For ‘Disrespecting’ Barack Obama
Breitbart / Posted 7 days ago
events on the EU referendum, with other confirmed speakers including include John Mills, the leader of Vote Leave, Tim Farron MP, Leader of the Liberal Democrats and Labour MP, Chuka Umunna. In all of these cases, students have claimed... Read more
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Evening Standard
David Cameron seen as less capable and more out of touch, poll showsthis month. His net score was -5, compared with -19 for Mr Cameron, -6 for Uki
David Cameron seen as less capable and more out of touch, poll shows
Evening Standard / Posted 7 days ago
this month. His net score was -5, compared with -19 for Mr Cameron, -6 for Ukip leader Nigel Farage and -8 for Lib-Dem Tim Farron. Gideon Skinner, head of political research at Ipsos MORI, said: “Mr Cameron remains well ahead on some of the... Read more
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express
Child refugees face sexual abuse unless we let thousands into UK, Lib Dem leader claimsleader claims CHILD refugees face sexual exploitation unless thousands more un
Child refugees face sexual abuse unless we let thousands into UK, Lib Dem leader claims
express / Posted 8 days ago
leader claims CHILD refugees face sexual exploitation unless thousands more unaccompanied youngsters are let into Britain, Tim Farron has claimed. Tim Farron urged the Government to let thousands of refugees into Britain The Liberal Democrat... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
New statistics show foodbank usage is up in south Cumbriasaid. "And businesses wonder why they have a high turnover of staff." Liberal
New statistics show foodbank usage is up in south Cumbria
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
said. "And businesses wonder why they have a high turnover of staff." Liberal Democrat MP for Westmorland and Lonsdale, Tim Farron, has said that the figures are 'extremely concerning'. "‘Breadline Britain’ is an everyday reality for far too... Read more
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The News and Star
Online poll suggests Cumbrians in favour of leaving European Unionwho emerged as the person people most trusted with EU policy, polling 38 per ce
Online poll suggests Cumbrians in favour of leaving European Union
The News and Star / Posted 9 days ago
who emerged as the person people most trusted with EU policy, polling 38 per cent of the vote. Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron came second (33 per cent), while Labour's Jeremy Corbyn was in third (29 per cent). Our poll closed as US... Read more
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Christian Today
Austrian bishop forbids government from building anti migrant fence on church landmore than half of them children. However, the Government's move was described
Austrian bishop forbids government from building anti migrant fence on church land
Christian Today / Posted 10 days ago
more than half of them children. However, the Government's move was described as a "cynical ploy" by Lib Dem leader Tim Farron, who told the BBC it was an attempt to "buy off" Conservative backbenchers ahead of a Commons vote on the issue of... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Kendal Colour Dash raises thousands of pounds for charity1,200 runners young and old. Among those covering the 5km distance in glorious
Kendal Colour Dash raises thousands of pounds for charity
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
1,200 runners young and old. Among those covering the 5km distance in glorious sunshine was Westmorland and Lonsdale MP Tim Farron, who said: "It is testament to the community spirit of our area that so many local people turned up and took... Read more
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Powys County Times
Lib Dem leader says Assembly election is 'huge opportunity to remove Conservatives'TIM Farron, Leader of the Liberal Democrats, sees the upcoming Assembly electio
Lib Dem leader says Assembly election is 'huge opportunity to remove Conservatives'
Powys County Times / Posted 10 days ago
TIM Farron, Leader of the Liberal Democrats, sees the upcoming Assembly election as a “huge opportunity to remove the Conservatives,” despite wide-spread Conservative victories last year. Mr Farron was campaigning with Liberal Democrat Assembly... Read more
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Daily Mirror
4 bits of bad news the Tories sneaked out on the Queen's Birthdaynewly trained private in the Army will see their salary increase from £18,125 t
4 bits of bad news the Tories sneaked out on the Queen's Birthday
Daily Mirror / Posted 11 days ago
newly trained private in the Army will see their salary increase from £18,125 to 18,306 Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron said: "Morale in the forces is at a low point, with many positions undermanned. Our brave men and women are being... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Violence against NHS staff rockets with 186 attacks on medics EVERY DAYbe due, in part, to increased waiting times and an NHS which struggles to cope
Violence against NHS staff rockets with 186 attacks on medics EVERY DAY
Daily Mirror / Posted 11 days ago
be due, in part, to increased waiting times and an NHS which struggles to cope with the greater demands and less funding." Tim Farron says increased waiting times could be to blame UNISON head of health Christina McAnea said: "These figures show... Read more
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Daily Mail
Cameron leads tributes to the Queen on her 90th birthdayBlair, pictured, praised the Queen for 'modernising the monarchy' without losin
Cameron leads tributes to the Queen on her 90th birthday
Daily Mail / Posted 11 days ago
Blair, pictured, praised the Queen for 'modernising the monarchy' without losing its dignity Liberal Democrats leader Tim Farron said the Queen had been responsible for a number of innovations SNP Westminster leader Angus Robertson... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Tories finally take 3,000 child refugees - but their pledge isn't what it seemsfor more action when the Immigration Bill comes back to the floor of the House
Tories finally take 3,000 child refugees - but their pledge isn't what it seems
Daily Mirror / Posted 11 days ago
for more action when the Immigration Bill comes back to the floor of the House of Lords next week." Lib Dem leader Tim Farron added: “This is not good enough. It is pure calculation ahead of Monday’s vote and not a jot of... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Cumbria's dairy farms are on the decreaseCumbria, compared to 1089 ten years ago. In the last year alone, 17 dairy farms
Cumbria's dairy farms are on the decrease
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
Cumbria, compared to 1089 ten years ago. In the last year alone, 17 dairy farms in Cumbria have closed. South Lakeland MP Tim Farron has called on the government to do more to support dairy farmers, as the latest figures show that the number of... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Cruel Tories have sneaked out a plot to charge 512% more for immigration appealsRefugee Council spokesman said it appeared there would be exemptions for asylum
Cruel Tories have sneaked out a plot to charge 512% more for immigration appeals
Daily Mirror / Posted 11 days ago
Refugee Council spokesman said it appeared there would be exemptions for asylum seekers. Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron told the Mirror: "The Tories are intent on pricing vulnerable people out of justice wherever they can find... Read more
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express
Thousands of lone migrant children to be shared across UK, Government revealsconflict regions but it has faced pressure to offer sanctuary to those stranded
Thousands of lone migrant children to be shared across UK, Government reveals
express / Posted 12 days ago
conflict regions but it has faced pressure to offer sanctuary to those stranded alone in Europe. Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron said: "The Government has finally recognised that a national response is needed to support unaccompanied child... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Leave campaigners hit out at farming union's EU decisionin Westminster and the rules and regulations are crippling us as small business
Leave campaigners hit out at farming union's EU decision
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 12 days ago
in Westminster and the rules and regulations are crippling us as small businesses." In contrast, South Lakes MP Tim Farron has welcomed the announcement, he said: “This announcement by the NFU confirms what local farmers have long... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Hundreds of Cumbria dairy farmers close down - new figuresfigures show that hundreds of dairy farmers have closed their businesses in the
Hundreds of Cumbria dairy farmers close down - new figures
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 12 days ago
figures show that hundreds of dairy farmers have closed their businesses in the last 10 years. Westmorland and Lonsdale MP Tim Farron has called on the government to do more to support dairy farmers, as the latest figures show that the number of... Read more
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The News and Star
Brexit would be devastating for Cumbrian farmers, claims NFU leadernow step up to the mark. We must have clear goals as to how we go forward if we
Brexit would be devastating for Cumbrian farmers, claims NFU leader
The News and Star / Posted 12 days ago
now step up to the mark. We must have clear goals as to how we go forward if we stay in.” Lib Dem leader and Cumbrian MP, Tim Farron said he would continue to campaign for a remain vote, and “this announcement by the NFU confirms what local... Read more
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walesonline
Lib Dem leader says he doesn't campaign where he doesn't think the party can winUK Lib Dem leader Tim Farron has urged the people of Wales not to turn their ba
Lib Dem leader says he doesn't campaign where he doesn't think the party can win
walesonline / Posted 13 days ago
UK Lib Dem leader Tim Farron has urged the people of Wales not to turn their back on the nation’s Liberal heritage as he campaigned to hold onto Kirsty Williams’ Brecon and Radnorshire Assembly seat. The party has just five AMs and the Brecon and... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Government neglecting common land farmers, says Tim Farrongovernment is neglecting common land farmers in order to make its payment figur
Government neglecting common land farmers, says Tim Farron
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
government is neglecting common land farmers in order to make its payment figures look better, according to South Lakes MP Tim Farron. Basic Payment Scheme claims relating to common land have been put to the bottom of the processing pile, meaning... Read more
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heraldscotland
Treasury's analysis of Brexit impact a 'sobering reality check', union boss saysBut some of those politicians who support leaving the EU would be perfectly hap
Treasury's analysis of Brexit impact a 'sobering reality check', union boss says
heraldscotland / Posted 14 days ago
But some of those politicians who support leaving the EU would be perfectly happy with that." Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron said: "The dramatic and dangerous impact of Brexit on the economy will clearly blow a hole in public finances, and... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Cumbria MP criticises government for county's pothole funding shortfallCUMBRIA MP has called on the government to commit more cash to tackling the cou
Cumbria MP criticises government for county's pothole funding shortfall
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 14 days ago
CUMBRIA MP has called on the government to commit more cash to tackling the county's potholes. Westmorland and Lonsdale MP Tim Farron says figures show that in Cumbria, even with an additional £1m promised by the government earlier this month, the... Read more
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express
Mental health crisis: 45 million working days LOST due to stress, anxiety and depressioncompares with 13.6 million days lost in 2014 and 15.2 million days during 2013.
Mental health crisis: 45 million working days LOST due to stress, anxiety and depression
express / Posted 16 days ago
compares with 13.6 million days lost in 2014 and 15.2 million days during 2013. Leader of the Liberal Democrats Tim Farron yesterday called on the Government to put more money into tackling the mental health crisis.Related articles Girl... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
EU Regional Development Funding creates 30,000 jobs in North WestDevelopment Funding exists to support regional development and promote economic
EU Regional Development Funding creates 30,000 jobs in North West
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 17 days ago
Development Funding exists to support regional development and promote economic growth, and Westmorland and Lonsdale MP Tim Farron says this is a clear indication that Britain is better off staying in the EU. He said: "The EU is of huge benefit... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Campaign to keep Britain in Europe launches at South Lakes schoolat a South Lakeland school - with just ten weeks to go until polling day. The
Campaign to keep Britain in Europe launches at South Lakes school
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 17 days ago
at a South Lakeland school - with just ten weeks to go until polling day. The Stronger In Battle Bus joined South Lakes MP Tim Farron at Dallam School in Milnthorpe to help launch their campaign ahead of the referendum on June 23. Mr Farron spoke... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Membership of the EU has brought many benefits to Cumbriaat least £2.3 billion each year from EU funding activity within the region, and
Membership of the EU has brought many benefits to Cumbria
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 17 days ago
at least £2.3 billion each year from EU funding activity within the region, and – thanks to pressure on David Cameron from Tim Farron and other local MPs – we are probably about to receive substantial help from EU funds towards the repair of our... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
'Even better than before': £500,000 refurbishment at Carus Green Golf Club following flood damagePing and Under Armour. We’re looking forward to the season, further growth and
'Even better than before': £500,000 refurbishment at Carus Green Golf Club following flood damage
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 18 days ago
Ping and Under Armour. We’re looking forward to the season, further growth and a positive future.” South Lakes MP Tim Farron visited the club to see the refurbishment and said: “Carus Green is a massive asset to the local economy, both as... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
South Cumbria MPs split over tax returnswhether they should publish their tax statements as the political shock-waves f
South Cumbria MPs split over tax returns
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 18 days ago
whether they should publish their tax statements as the political shock-waves from the Panama Papers continue to be felt. Tim Farron, Westmorland and Lonsdale So far the only local MP in the area who has confirmed they will make their tax affairs... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Kendal could receive £24m of funding for flood defencesreceive up to £24m of funding for flood defences, government has announced. In
Kendal could receive £24m of funding for flood defences
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 18 days ago
receive up to £24m of funding for flood defences, government has announced. In response to a parliamentary question by Tim Farron MP, Floods Minister Rory Stewart stated that the government 'will invest up to £24 million in flood defences in... Read more
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