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A New National Living Wage

Today, 1.3 million of the lowest paid working people in Britain, aged 25 or over, will get a direct pay rise.The new National Living Wage will start at £7.20 an hour, and is expected to rise to

Budget 2016: Cutting taxes for 31 million people

Budget 2016 puts the next generation first and redoubles our efforts to make Britain fit for the future.We are cutting taxes for working people so they can keep more of the money they earn.

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 Council reveals it spent £4,599 on two 75" Ultra HD LED TV's

Chorley's Labour-led Council have revealed in their monthly spending tables that they bought two top-end Samsung 75 inch Ultra high-definition LED televisions for £4,599.52 before VAT - equivalent to £5,519.42 with VAT in the lives of Chorley's hardworking families.

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

North-west set to lose 7 MP's in boundary review

As the number of MP's are set to be reduced to 600, it has been announced that the north-west will have 7 fewer Members of Parliament at the next general election. The current range in electorate across the region is huge; one MP has 87,339 electors whereas another has as few as 54,232 - a massive 33,107 difference, yet each MP's vote in the House of Commons carries the same weight.

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