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Increased pay for NHS workers

Using the funds that the Chancellor allocated at the Budget, we've set out proposals that will see wage rises of between 6.5 per cent and 29 per cent for over 1.1 million NHS workers in England

WATCH: Labour telling fibs on free school meals

Today, Parliament will vote on measures to introduce a new eligibility criteria for free school meals and the early years pupil premium, which will mean around 50,000 more children will benefit from a free school meal by 2022.

Lancashire schools are top of the class

According to recent government figures, 91% of schools in Lancashire are rated as good or outstanding.

This means that Lancashire schools are in the top third in the country.

Bid to stop fast food plan for Buckshaw Village

Campaigner Aidy Riggott, who's standing for election in this May's local election, spoke at tonights Chorley Council development control committee with a view to stop the application.

Respect Pledge for local elections

Today (3 March 2018) the Conservative Party Chairman Brandon Lewis unveiled the Party’s Respect Pledge. The pledge will apply to all Conservative candidates standing in the local elections this year, ensuring they behave responsibly throughout the election.

OUR FUTURE PARTNERSHIP

Theresa May's vision for the future economic partnership between the United Kingdom and the European Union.