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£394 million more EVERY WEEK for the NHS


We're increasing NHS funding by £394 million a week in real terms by 2023/24.

1. £20.5 billion a year, £394 million a week, extra in real terms by 2023/24.

2. A ten year plan for world-class healthcare with more doctors and nurses.

Chorley's employment rate at highest on record since 2004

It was announced today that Chorley's employment rate in the year to December 2017 reached 84.9%, the highest on record since they began in December 2004.  And our neighbouring South Ribble constituency also broke records at 86.2%.

Prime Minister's message to Chorley

Next week voters across Chorley will go to the polls in the local elections.

These elections are so important as they will shape the decisions that affect the lives of every one of us on a day to day basis.

Chorley Elections 2018 - Conservatives in every ward

Chorley Conservatives are fielding candidates in every ward across the constituency for this years Chorley Council elections being held on Thursday May 3rd.

Adlington and Anderton


Astley and Buckshaw


Brindle and Hoghton

Councillors reject homes plan for Camelot site

Plans to build homes on the former Camelot site in Charnock Richard have been thrown out by Chorley councillors.

Local Conservative borough councillor Paul Leadbetter urged the development control committee to reject the proposals. 

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.