The MP for Copeland is set to host the Secretary of State for Defence in Cumbria next week.

On Thursday, Trudy Harrison MP will welcome the Rt Hon Secretary of State for Defence, Gavin Williamson CBE MP to Copeland for a tour of the constituency.

The day will include a visit to a number of businesses and charities, as well as a meeting with local members and councillors in Millom.

Rt Hon Gavin Williamson MP, said: “I know what a lovely constituency it is and I am looking forward to seeing Trudy and her constituents.

“Trudy is a fantastic MP who is always campaigning for local issues."

Mrs Harrison added: “Across Cumbria we have so much to be proud of so I am delighted to be welcoming the Secretary of State to my constituency where I will be showcasing the role that Copeland plays in the defence of the realm whilst meeting with local charities, businesses and organisations.”