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Former Rural Affairs minister to make Brexit case in Cumbria

Owen Paterson. Credit: PA

The former Secretary of State for Rural Affairs is visiting Cumbria today, urging farmers to vote to Leave the EU.

Owen Paterson will be at the Crooklands auction mart near Kendal to set out why he believes British agriculture would benefit from Brexit.


Conservative Peter McCall elected as Cumbria's Police and Crime Commissioner

Peter McCall Credit: ITV Border

Peter McCall has been elected as Cumbria's new Police and Crime Commissioner.

Mr McCall won with 34.43% of the first preference votes and then 25.98% of the second preference votes.

ITV Border's Fiona Marley-Paterson was at Kendal Leisure Centre as the vote was announced:

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Mundell celebrates election victory with 90-year-old grandmother

Secretary of State for Scotland David Mundell has tweeted a picture of himself and his son Oliver Mundell celebrating Oliver's election win with his 90-year-old mother, Dorah.

Oliver Mundell is now the MSP for Dumfriesshire:

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