£9 billion broadband boost for local business

Nadhim Zahawi has welcomed research showing that superfast broadband has boosted the turnover of local businesses across the UK by £9 billion. This boost to the UK economy has created 49,000 local jobs, showing the clear benefits that superfast broadband provides.

Unemployment at its lowest level in four decades

Figures show that the number of people out of work is at a record low. In Stratford-on-Avon constituency, the number of people who are unemployed has fallen by 207 – a 24 per cent drop – since 2010.

Brandon Lewis: Why we need 50% women on our candidates list

The Conservative Party have set an ambition to have women make up 50 per cent of Conservative parliamentary candidates, as part of a radical change to ensure everyone is able to achieve their true potential whatever their background and circumstances.

Update on the Greig Centre

Conservative run Stratford on Avon District Council have served notice on the Trustees of the Greig Centre for non payment of outstanding sums of money. An agreement dating back to 2005 saw the Council provide funding to the centre and enable many facilities at the Greig.