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Living Wage helps 300,000 out of low pay

The number of workers on low pay in the UK has fallen by more than 300,000 following the Conservatives’ introduction of the national living wage, a think tank says.

£2.2m business rate relief for Shropshire welcome says MP

Philip Dunne MP is encouraging eligible South Shropshire businesses to apply for support through Shropshire Council’s business rate relief scheme, following Shropshire Council being awarded £2,242,000 over four years to help mitigate the impact of the business rate review, which came into effect

David Gauke Conference Speech

“In 2010, our economy faced a crisis. 
 
We were borrowing more than at any time in our peace time history.
Unemployment had risen by nearly 850,000 in the previous two years, we had just under 4 million workless households. 
 

Ruth Davidson: ‘Unite and fight’

Thank-you conference.
 
It’s great to be here in Manchester. Or as I call it, the Southern powerhouse.
 
I want to talk to you about the general election. In fact, I want to talk to you about two of them.
 
The first one - two years ago.
 

Andrew RT Davies: Conference Speech

Good afternoon conference,
 
If a week in politics is a long time, then a year can seem like a lifetime.
 
As you can see, the months have etched themselves into my forehead…
 

Sajid Javid: Fixing injustices in our housing market

Ladies and Gentlemen, we are just fifteen hundred yards away from the site of the worst terrorist atrocity seen in this country since 7/7.
An attack that was aimed at children.
But, the next day in Albert Square, I saw something that makes me so very proud to be British.