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Budget 2016: Freezing fuel duty

Budget 2016 puts the next generation first and redoubles our efforts to make Britain fit for the future.We are freezing fuel duty to help household budgets and support small firms.

Kevin supports tougher powers for security services

Local MP Kevin Foster spoke in the Second Reading of the Investigatory Powers Bill recently. This new law will update and consolidate the powers that the security and intelligence agencies require to keep us safe in an increasingly dangerous world. At the same time, the law will maintain strict codes of practice and will introduce stronger privacy safeguards. 

Keeping Justice local

Local MP Kevin Foster was interviewed on BBC Spotlight about the closure of Torquay Magistrates' Court.Kevin has been clear both in public, and in private with Government Ministers, that he does not agree with this decision, and he recently presented a petition to Parliament containing signatures of over 500 local residents urging the Government not to close the Court.

Budget 2016: Improving our schools

Budget 2016 puts the next generation first and redoubles our efforts to make Britain fit for the future.By providing extra money so every school in England becomes an academy, we are improving

Pledge to Vote Conservative on 5 May

On 5th May voters across Britain have a crucial decision to make: to vote for a strong Conservative who will stand up for you and your local area for the next four years, or for Jeremy Corbyn’s

Devolving powers to Scotland

We are delivering for Scotland by devolving more powers to the Scottish Parliament. The fiscal framework agreed by the UK and Scottish governments will underpin the new powers being delivered i

Police and Crime Commissioners

Police and Crime Commissioners are the democratic link between the police and the public.They are visible, public figures, elected in the most powerful way possible - at the ballot box -

The two things everyone needs to know about Sadiq Khan

There are two things everyone needs to know about Sadiq Khan: He backed Jeremy Corbyn to be Labour Leader He says he’d do it againThat’s right: Sadiq Khan backed Jeremy Corbyn to lead his Party – the man who wants to print money to fund more spending, ramp up taxes on working people

Tonight's Evening Standard hustings - what you need to know

Will you be watching tonight’s Evening Standard London Mayoral hustings, taking place at 6.30pm?It will be on London Live (Freeview channel 8, Sky channel 117, Virgin channel 159, YouView channel 8) and you can also watch a webcast here.If you’re tweeting during the event, the hashtag is #ESHusti