Unemployment Briefing - September 2017

The latest September unemployment figures have been released and show our Conservative number one priority of having a productive Staffordshire economy is working. People in work are healthier, safer, happier and reduces the need for the services a county council provides which in turn means we can keep council tax low.

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"News You Can Use" - September 2017.

This is the September 2017 edition of the Staffordshire County Council Conservative Group's "News You Can Use" Newspaper.

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Weekly Brexit Briefing (Week Beginning 16th October 2017).

Acceleration is the mot du jour this week after the Prime Minister made a trip to Brussels on Monday with David Davis for dinner with Jean Claude Juncker and Michel Barnier. This was an attempt to accelerate talks and ensure that the EU agrees to move to the negotiations on the transition arrangements as soon as possible ahead of the European Council meeting which took place at the end of this week.

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Living Wage helps 300,000 out of low pay

The number of workers on low pay in the UK has fallen by more than 300,000 following the Conservatives’ introduction of the national living wage, a think tank says.

David Gauke Conference Speech

“In 2010, our economy faced a crisis. 
We were borrowing more than at any time in our peace time history.
Unemployment had risen by nearly 850,000 in the previous two years, we had just under 4 million workless households. 

Ruth Davidson: ‘Unite and fight’

Thank-you conference.
It’s great to be here in Manchester. Or as I call it, the Southern powerhouse.
I want to talk to you about the general election. In fact, I want to talk to you about two of them.
The first one - two years ago.

Andrew RT Davies: Conference Speech

Good afternoon conference,
If a week in politics is a long time, then a year can seem like a lifetime.
As you can see, the months have etched themselves into my forehead…