Business Secretary Vince Cable will meet with representatives of Cumbria's business community to discuss their concerns over rural issues and travel infrastructure during a visit to the county.
He will be in Brough at 11am to view a proposed cycleway before a debate and informal networking event in Kirkby Stephen's Masonic Hall between 1:30pm and 3pm.
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