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A tax cut for 33,546 hardworking people in Morecambe & Lunesdale

Around 33, 546 people in Morecambe & Lunesdale are benefitting from the biggest income tax cut in a generation this April. On 6th April, Conservatives in Government are increasing the amount of money people can earn before paying any income tax to £9,440. 24 million people across Britain will pay up to £600 less income tax this year than in 2010.

David Morris congratulates Rinicom on Royal Prize

The Morecambe & Lunesdale MP David Morris has today welcomed news that Rinicom Ltd. have won the Queens Award For Enterprise (Export.) The Queen's Awards for Enterprise are the most prestigious accolades for businesses and individuals in the United Kingdom.

Fewer People Unemployed

The Morecambe & Lunesdale MP David Morris has welcomed news that unemployment has dropped in the Morecambe & Lunesdale constituency. According to figures released by the Office of National Statistics there is now fewer people unemployed than there was in January 2012. Unemployment in Morecambe & Lunesdale currently accounts for 5.2% of the economically active population of the constituency.

Secretary of State To Consult Virgin

The Secretary of State for Transport Patrick Mc Loughlin will consult Virgin Trains on the possibility of trains taking on and dropping off passengers at Carnforth Station. David Morris MP has previously met with Virgin Trains and Network Rail to ascertain if it would be possible to pick up passengers when the trains ‘stable’ at Carnforth.

Minister Confirms No Plans To Close Royal Lancaster A&E

The Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Health Dr. Dan Poulter has today reassured Morecambe & Lunesdale constituents that there are no plans and never have been any plans to close the Accident and Emergency Department at the Royal Lancaster Infirmary. The reassurance came from Dr. Poulter after Mr. Morris received a number of letters from constituents who were concerned that the A&E Department would close.

David Morris welcomes M6 Link Road Decision

The Morecambe & Lunesdale MP David Morris has today welcomed the Secretary of State’s decision to grant final planning permission for the M6 Link Road to be built.

David Morris welcomes Fishing Order

The Morecambe & Lunesdale MP David Morris has welcomed DEFRA’s notification that The first draft of the Morecambe Hybrid Fisheries Order will be in place within a matter of weeks.