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Budget 2016: Lifetime ISAs

Budget 2016 puts the next generation first and redoubles our efforts to make Britain fit for the future.We are introducing a new Lifetime ISA to help the next generation to save.

Budget 2016: Freezing fuel duty

Budget 2016 puts the next generation first and redoubles our efforts to make Britain fit for the future.We are freezing fuel duty to help household budgets and support small firms.

Budget 2016: Improving our schools

Budget 2016 puts the next generation first and redoubles our efforts to make Britain fit for the future.By providing extra money so every school in England becomes an academy, we are improving

Labour gets its priorities wrong with city budget

Newcastle City Council passed its 2016-17 budget last night as it cut £30 million of council services with the majority of cuts coming from frontline services whilst back room administration costs are protected. 

Pledge to Vote Conservative on 5 May

On 5th May voters across Britain have a crucial decision to make: to vote for a strong Conservative who will stand up for you and your local area for the next four years, or for Jeremy Corbyn’s

Devolving powers to Scotland

We are delivering for Scotland by devolving more powers to the Scottish Parliament. The fiscal framework agreed by the UK and Scottish governments will underpin the new powers being delivered i

Conservatives reject desperate Lib Dem council plans

Plans to merge Newcastle with neighbouring authority North Tyneside have been rejected outright by local Conservatives following calls from senior Lib Dem figures to abolish the two local authorities.

Police and Crime Commissioners

Police and Crime Commissioners are the democratic link between the police and the public.They are visible, public figures, elected in the most powerful way possible - at the ballot box -