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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.

Caroline Welcomes Further Increase In Police Funding

The Government has announced increased funding for the Police in order to equip them to protect officers. Violence against the Police has surfaced recently, with the tragic loss of an officer in the line of duty recently.

Let’s Get Brexit Done!

The collective failure of Parliament to allow the UK to leave the EU with or without a deal has been incredibly frustrating and deeply damaging to faith in democracy.  A sensible deal is clearly in the best interests of both the UK and the EU.

STUBBINGTON BYPASS SUCCESS!

The Secretary of State for Transport gave the Stubbington Bypass a green light, confirming that the Stubbington Bypass will go ahead!

Caroline Commends Cash Boost To Beat Cancer  

Local MP, Caroline Dinenage, has warmly welcomed the news that the NHS has received a £200 million cash boost to fund new equipment to improve cancer screening and diagnosis.

Supreme Court Ruling

Yesterday in a landmark ruling the Supreme Court said that the prorogation of Parliament was null and void and ordered that the House of Commons resume sitting.

Government Commits to Turning The Tide On Climate Change

The Government has continued to make further commitments to combat climate change internationally, this week announcing at the UN General Assembly in New York that it will double its investment to developing countries through the UK’s international climate finance (ICF).

Thomas Cook Liquidation

This week the Thomas Cook Group has ceased trading and has been placed into compulsory liquidation.