Council Tax frozen for a second year

Local Conservatives are calling on Newcastle City Council to do more for all residents at a time when families’ and household budgets are tight.

Newcastle Conservatives welcome Northern Rock sale

Conservatives in Newcastle welcome the announcement by the Government that Northern Rock, the nationalised bank, has been sold.  The Newcastle-based bank, which was taken over by the taxpayer in February 2008, has been sold to Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Money Group for £747 million.