EU Referendum: Border region

Voters across Cumbria and the South of Scotland have made their choices in the European Union Referendum. Allerdale, Eden, Carlisle and Copeland have voted to leave the EU while South Lakeland, Dumfries & Galloway and the Scottish Borders backed Remain.

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Tim Farron: 'I worry about farmers in our community'

Tim Farron Credit: PA

Liberal Democrats leader and South Lakeland MP Tim Farron has described his 'worry' for his constituents following the UK's decision to leave the European Union.

Speaking to ITV Border, he said:

I worry about farmers in our community, I worry about the tourism industry, but when all said and done, the people have decided & we have to accept what they have said.

The majority of people in my area voted to remain but across the country people voted to leave and you've got to accept the democratic mandate of the people.

Just got to do our best now to make sure our part of the world at least doesn't suffer as much as it looks like it's going to.

– Tim Farron

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