Cumbrian MPs join forces to host Parliamentary Cumbria Day

CUMBRIA’S six members of parliament have joined forces to host a parliamentary event to showcase Cumbrian business and produce.cumbria-day

The event, known as ‘Cumbria Day’ will be held in Parliament on Tuesday December 6 and will be sponsored by the Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership.

Organised by; Jamie Reed, Tim Farron, John Stevenson, John Woodcock, Rory Stewart and Sue Hayman, the event will be an opportunity, not only to showcase Cumbria to Parliamentarians from across the UK, but also for Cumbrian business to benefit from important networking opportunities on a national level.

Each MP has nominated three businesses to represent their constituency on the day. Attendees include The Lakes Distillery from Copeland, Grasmere Gingerbread from Westmoreland and Lonsdale, Carvetti Coffee from Workington, Lakes and Lambs from Penrith and the Border, Calder Foods Ltd from Carlisle and Cumbrian Cow Ice Cream from Barrow in Furness.

Jamie ReedJamie Reed, Copeland MP, said: “I am delighted to be working with colleagues to host Cumbria Day in Parliament.

“I am incredibly proud of the excellent businesses and produce that we have here in Cumbria, and I look forward to showcasing them to colleagues in December.

“Cumbrian businesses work hard all year round to support the Cumbrian economy and many were affected by devastating floods last winter. I am pleased to be able to facilitate this important national networking opportunity.”

The Cumbria Day parliamentary event will take place on Tuesday December 6 and will be sponsored by the Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership