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Businesses from across Cumbria will be heading down to Westminster to take part in the first Cumbria Day next month.
Cumbria Day was the brainchild of Copeland MP Jamie Reed, but all of Cumbria's MPs have come on board putting party politics to one side for the good of the county.
Cumbria's food and brewing sector has been described as the "best in the UK" by local MP Tim Farron.
He is asking local businesses to take part in 'Cumbria Day', which will take place in the House of Commons and will showcase all that is good about businesses in the region.
Alex Brodie, founder and Managing Director of Hawkeshead Brewery says Cumbria Day is important as it will show Westminister that the area is more than a tourist destination.
"I lived down south for many years but always came up to Lake District and Cumbria when I could.
"A lot of people in London know the Alps better than Cumbria."There is so much on offer here. Yes, we have a booming tourism industry but food and drink tourism has also really taken off.
"We really hope MPs will come along and see what we have to offer so in the future when they are making economic decisions they'll remember us up north."
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Businesses from across Cumbria will be heading down to Westminster to take part in the first Cumbria Day.