The Rochester and Strood unemployment figures for December 2015 were published this week and they show that joblessness is moving in the right direction in our area. During the election we pledged to reduce unemployment.
In our manifesto, we committed to English Votes for English Laws – and we’ve now delivered it.
The Housing Bill was the first piece of legislation to be subject to the new system.
Matthew Scott, Conservative Candidate for Police and Crime Commissioner, has criticised Ann Barnes for presiding over cuts to firearms officers during her time in office (9 January).
Home Office figures showed that between March 2013 and March 2015, the number of firearms officers in Kent fell from 72 to 66, whereas nationally, the number had increased.
Rochester and Strood Conservatives (RSCCA) would like to take the opportunity to congratulate Matthew Scott on his selection as Conservative Candidate for Police and Crime Commissioner in next year’s elections.
Matthew, from Swanley, attended Beth’s Grammar School before graduating in Public Policy, Government and Management at the University of Birmingham. He works as the office manager for government whip David Evenett. He has worked for a major grocery chain as a baker and then night-shift worker, and he currently works in Parliament.
New employment statistics show that unemployment has fallen and pay packets are rising – meaning greater economic security for working people.
It is great news that Britain’s economic plan continues to create jobs and increase pay.
Our Summer Budget delivers security for working people – and delivers on the promises upon which we were elected: