Christopher Whiteside is the Conservative candidate to be the first directly-elected mayor of Copeland in the election which will take place on 7th May 2015. He lives and works in Copeland with his wife and family.
Chris is a former member of Copeland Borough council. He is a former parliamentary candidate, for the North West region in the European Parliament elections in 2014, and as the Conservative candidate for Copeland in the 2005 and 2010 General Elections.
Tuesday, April 02, 2013
Steve Webb on the benefit changes
Steve Webb is a Lib/Dem MP and pensions minister in the coalition government. Here he gives what I think is a good explanation of what the govenment is trying to do to reform welfare while protecting the most vulnerable.