Our Plan

In the run-up to the election on the 12th December 2019, I campaigned on a number of issues as set out below, called 'My Plan'.

In the early hours of 13th December, that became 'Our Plan'.

I'm working hard to deliver on that plan for the whole of the Workington constituency.

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  • Supporting our NHS

    The NHS is getting record investment. I will campaign to get a share of extra funds spent on improving our local Community Hospitals in Cockermouth, Maryport and Workington. That means better access to emergency care for every community.

  • Investing in Our Schools

    Our young people deserve the best start in life. We are making progress with investment into Workington Academy. I will work with colleges to provide specialist qualifications in local industries, like nuclear technology, construction and manufacturing so young people can get skilled up locally.

  • More Police, Tougher Sentencing

    We’re recruiting 20,000 new police officers to keep our streets safe. I will work with the community to put them on the beat in the right areas and give them the powers and extra resources they need to catch criminals.

  • More Businesses, Better Jobs

    We need more quality local jobs. That’s why I’m working with the government to get investment into Sellafield. To protect vital jobs and create opportunities for skilled workers, I will campaign for decommissioning work to be prioritised for local employers.

  • Improving Our Infrastructure

    We need to cut congestion. I am campaigning to dual the A66 and tackle the Ramsay Brow bottleneck, opening up access to Workington Port. I’ll push for better flood defences on the B5300 coast road and upgrade the A595.

  • Supporting Our Town Centres

    Our town centres have fallen on hard times. That’s why I’ve got a plan to boost towns like Aspatria, Cockermouth, Maryport & Silloth. We can improve shop frontages, bring empty units into use and rejuvenate the ports and harbours. And Workington, where I will push the Lower Derwent Valley regeneration plan, including a new, sustainable multi-use stadium.