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PM calls General Election for 8th June

THE Prime Minister has just announced that a General Election will be held on 8TH June - and that we will shortly take the necessary steps in Parliament to ensure that this can happen.

Parliament votes for an independent UK

Parliament voted 494 to 122 to notify the European Union of our intention to leave.

Parliament voted to carry out the wishes of the people, as expressed in the referendum.

Parliament, after much debate, self examination and passionate exchange, voted to take back control.

Kevin Morgan for Emmbrook

Emmbrook is my home, having lived here for twenty years with my children attending Emmbrook School. I am proud to be the only candidate who lives in the ward. Living in the ward you wish to represent gives you valuable first-hand experience of the issues and problems facing residents.

An economy that works for everyone

Six years ago, we took over an economy on the brink of collapse, with the highest budget deficit in our peacetime history. We took the tough decisions to tackle that deficit, rebuilt Britain’s shattered fiscal credibility and created more than 2.7 million new jobs.

UK GDP Growth

Figures released by the Office of National Statistics show that between July and September 2016, the British economy grew by 0.5%, meaning our economy has grown by over 1.5% in 2016.

Olympic medals and Brexit

Fewer UK medals at the Olympics was one of the small number of bad forecasts Remain did not get round to making in the event of a Brexit vote. That was a good thing for them, as UK athletes are excelling themselves in Rio. Nor did the Leave campaign claim there would be more medals once we voted to be an independent country again, as that would be to politicise sports in an unattractive and misleading way.