Hampshire To Recruit 156 More Police Officers

Hampshire Constabulary will recruit 156 new police officers by 2020-21 as part of the Government’s drive to strengthen police numbers across England and Wales.

Local MP Supports Sustainable Housing Standards

The Government has announced a new policy to make housing more sustainable.

22% of the UK’s Greenhouse Gas emissions come from heating homes, a significant proportion of the UK’s total emissions. In response to this, the Government has announced a Future Homes Standard.

Caroline Dinenage Supports Armed Forces Covenant

The Prime Minister and Chairman of the Conservative Party have become the first political party to sign the Armed Forces Covenant, formalising the Conservative’s commitment to respect and care for those who risk their lives in service of the United Kingdom.

Local MP Welcomes Increase to Living Wage

The Government has announced a new target for the National Living Wage (NLW), reaching £10.50 an hour by 2024.

This applies to workers aged 25 and over. The Government aims to extend this to all over 21. This will give a £4,000 pay rise to full time workers on the NLW.