News

Unemployment Falls Again

More good news was announced today by the Government: Figures released today by the ONS show that more people are in work than ever before. Under this Conservative government, unemployment is at its lowest level since 1975. Over 3 million more people are now in work since 2010.

Self-Driving Lorries

Today, the Transport Secretary will announce that platoons of self-driving lorries will be trialed on England’s motorways to improve vehicle efficiency and reduce emissions.

Unemployment: The Facts

Since 2010 unemployment has fallen by 3.5% and is now at its lowest level since 1975.

Boost to Schools Funding

The Education Secretary, Justine Greening, has announced an extra £1.3 billion boost to core schools funding.

Investing in technical education

Our young people deserve the best possible start in life. That’s why we are investing £65 million in technical education -  £15 million to ensure we have the colleges and teachers needed to deliver the new T-Levels, and £50 million from April 2018 to fund high quality work placements.

Investing in Britain's Infrastructure

This Conservative Government is taking the big decisions on Britain’s transport future. We are investing £6.1 billion in road improvements, which will better link people with their jobs, friends and family.

Confidence and Supply Agreement

Prime Minister Theresa May said:
A Confidence and Supply Agreement has been made between the Conservative & Unionist Party and the Democratic Unionist Party.

The Queen's Speech

This Queen’s Speech is about recognising and grasping the opportunities that lie ahead for the United Kingdom as we leave the European Union.

Brexit talks begin

The first official talks to leave the European Union have now begun.