Theresa May says the government is developing a nationwide modern industrial strategy, which will be tailor made for regions like Cumbria.
Carlisle Conservative MP, John Stevenson, asked Theresa May during PMQ's today, if the government would commit to a strategy which takes into account Cumbria's tourism, nuclear and agricultural industries.
The government says the strategy will make the economy work for everyone and deliver highly skilled, highly paid jobs, and develop more competitive world-leading businesses:
The eight MPs in Cumbria and the south of Scotland have confirmed to ITV Border that they hope to stand for re-election in June.
With a second General Election in just over two years looming, find out which MPs in Cumbria and the south of Scotland hope to stand again.
Copeland MP Trudy Harrison has welcomed the call for a General Election less than two months after she was elected to parliament.