George Osborne speaks about building a secure financial future.

I’ve just given a speech setting out the long-term economic plan that the Conservatives are working through – and wanted to email you straightaway to explain what that means for you and for Britain. Our economic plan builds a stronger, more competitive economy and secures a better future for Britain by: Reducing the deficit so we deal with our debts, … Read More

Conservatives: Protecting pensions.

• This Government has delivered the biggest ever cash increase to the state pension – in April 2012, the state pension increased by £5.30 a week. This is thanks to our triple lock, which makes sure the basic state pension will always rise by the highest of average earnings, inflation, or 2.5 per cent. • David Cameron was elected on … Read More

Leader’s Column – 2 January 2014

  I would like to start by wishing everyone a happy New Year.  I hope that you all enjoyed the festive season, and if you feel inspired to get into shape for the New Year, I hope you will use the numerous Council gyms, parks, exercise areas and other leisure facilities that we have available.   Now that the festive … Read More

Labour VS Conservatives. 2013 By The Numbers.

Labour’s lead continue to plummet: Labour’s initial polling lead continues to erode year on year leading them to a disastrous mid term position. People are more optimistic about the economy: There has been a sharp increase in people’s view of where the economy is growing. Looking at the monthly questions MORI and NOP both ask on how people think the … Read More

David Camerons New Year’s message.

New Year is a time for resolutions. Here’s mine: to make 2014 the year in which Britain begins to rise. What do I mean by that? This Government has been working to a long-term economic plan. From 2010 to 2012 we focused on rescuing Britain from economic oblivion. Last year we moved to recovery, as the difficult decisions we took … Read More

The Conservatives’ Plan to control immigration from the EU

David Cameron has set out his long-term plan to control immigration from the EU. In 2004, Labour had the power to impose a seven-year ban before EU migrants could enter Britain. But Labour opted out of those transitional controls, allowing more than a million immigrants to come here. Three years later, Romania and Bulgaria joined the EU. That was the … Read More