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2015 is a big year for Britain

Just five years ago, we were on the brink of bankruptcy. Investors wondered whether Britain was a safe bet any more. Businesses panicked about shrinking order books. And parents wondered what sort of future their children would inherit.

Britain now faces a choice

Today I set out the last Autumn Statement before the election with a clear message.Britain now faces a choice: we can squander the economic security we have gained with Labour's plans for higher taxes and higher spending, or we can stay the course with our long-term economic plan that is working.

MP quotes Shakespeare in Thornberry van question

Stratford on Avon's Conservative MP Nadhim Zahawi, referred to a picture tweeted by the former shadow attorney general on polling day in Rochester and Strood when he quoted Shakespeare's Richard ll to the Prime Minister at Question Time in the House of Commons.

Nadhim Zahawi MP asks the Prime Minister about a ‘Rigby Rule’ and English Patriotism

Yesterday the Parliamentary Intelligence and Security Committee published its report into the murder of Fusilier Lee Rigby. One of the Committee’s conclusions was that the one piece of information that could have made a difference was an online exchange in December 2012 between Michael Adebowale and an extremist overseas, in which Adebowale expressed his intent to murder a soldier. 

More taxes vs tax cuts - the choice at the next election

We're reforming welfare; Labour want to turn the taps back on. We celebrate the businesses who create jobs; Labour demonise them. And while Labour want to put up taxes on people's homes, pensions - even their deaths - the Conservatives are committed to cutting your taxes.