Fairness in the Welfare System

We need a welfare system that is fair to the working people who pay for it. Most benefit levels have risen twice as fast as average earnings since the financial crisis – this is not fair.

Local Conservatives welcome Post Office news

Local Conservatives across Newcastle have welcomed news that motorists will continue to be able to tax their cars and apply for driving licences through their local Post Office.

Cutting Crime

Crime figures in England and Wales have fallen. 

Police and Crime Commissioners will help tackle crime

The first ever Police and Crime Commissioner elections will take place in Northumbria on the 15th November 2012. This is the first opportunity the public will get to vote on a single issue they care deeply about – crime and policing, the safety and security of their homes and communities.

Newcastle needs warmer homes

With global fuel prices on the rise, people across Newcastle are feeling the effects in their energy bills.