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A New National Living Wage

Today, 1.3 million of the lowest paid working people in Britain, aged 25 or over, will get a direct pay rise.The new National Living Wage will start at £7.20 an hour, and is expected to rise to

Torbay Conservatives out campaigning today - 28th March

Both our local MP, Kevin Foster, and Alison Hernandez, our Police & Crime Commissioner Candidate were out with a campaign team consulting and talking to local residents in the Willows area today.In spite of literally hale, rain and sunshine the team determinedly carried on and had the oportunity to meet and talk with many residents.
 

Improving our schools

By providing extra money so every school in England becomes an academy, we are improving our schools so our children get the best start in life.

Elect your local Police and Crime Commissioner

On Thursday 5th May millions of people across England and Wales have the chance to elect their local Police and Crime Commissioner.Over the last three and a half years, they have hired and fired chief constables, set local policing priorities and overseen budgets of hundreds of millions of pounds. With such an important role it is vital that we elect Conservative PCCs in our communities.

TORQUAY councillor Nick Bye is the new chairman of Torbay Conservative Association

TORQUAY councillor Nick Bye is the new chairman of Torbay Conservative Association.He defeated sitting chairman Churston councillor Richard Haddock at a packed annual meeting last night at the Preston Conservative Club.It was a reversal of the vote the year before. Deputy chairman political is former association agent Andrew Barrand.Cllr Bye said:"It was a very positive meeting. We had well over a hundred people. "There was a lot of fire and speeches and good questions, but clearly the great majority of people in the association want to unite and work together and support Kevin Foster as MP and Gordon Oliver as Mayor."The membership of the association is now well over 300 and a lot of the people involved in the successful election in May last year have joined.

Budget 2016: Cutting taxes for 31 million people

Budget 2016 puts the next generation first and redoubles our efforts to make Britain fit for the future.We are cutting taxes for working people so they can keep more of the money they earn.

Budget 2016: Lifetime ISAs

Budget 2016 puts the next generation first and redoubles our efforts to make Britain fit for the future.We are introducing a new Lifetime ISA to help the next generation to save.