* 1. Is traffic congestion a problem for your business? If so, identify particular blackspots and explain how these affect you.

* 2. What are your priority road improvement schemes for Cumbria or elsewhere? Explain how these would benefit your business.

* 3. Do the cost of parking, lack of public parking spaces or inadequate public transport affect your business? If so, explain how.

* 4. HS2 proposes that its high-speed trains from London will pass through Cumbria without stopping, forcing passengers to change at Preston. Would this affect your business, and if so how?

* 5. Are you content with the current rail service in Cumbria? If not, explain how any deficiencies affect your business.

* 6. What are your priorities for improving rail services in Cumbria? Explain how these would benefit your business.

* 7. Scheduled passenger flights from Carlisle Lake District Airport are due to begin in June, initially to London Southend, Belfast and Dublin. Do you anticipate using any of these services and if so which?

* 8. What, if any, other routes from Carlisle Airport would you like to see?

* 9. Have you any comments to make on Transport for the North’s draft Strategic Transport plan?

* 10. Are there any other transport issues you would like to raise?

* 11. Please tell us where your business is based, what sector you are in, and approximately how many employees you have?

* 12. The Chamber may organise a round-table discussion on transport issues. If you would be interested in taking part, please enter your name and email address.

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