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Brexit Day: March 29th 2019

The Government has announced its intention to put into law the date and time when we leave the EU - when the UK will no longer be an EU Member State. This will be March 29th, 2019 at 11pm GMT. 

Stanley & Outwood East By-Election Results

The Stanley and Outwood East council by-election was held yesterday. Firstly, could we please thank all our members and activists who volunteered their time over the past few weekends to leaflet the ward.

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. 
 

Martin Lewis on our Tuition Fees policy

On increasing the threshold where graduates pay back their student loan:

“This will save many lower and middle earning graduates £1,000s … Every single graduates earning over £21,000 a year will pay less. And it has a long term progressive benefit too."

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…