By Patrick McLoughlin, Conservative Party Chairman The spectacle of Jeremy Corbyn and Owen Smith traipsing round the country engaged in a bidding war for the Labour leadership has been profoundly depressing for all of us who care about the future of our country.
Today’s employment statistics show that with 31.77 million people in work, employment remains at a record high of 74.5%, while unemployment stands at 4.9%. This is the lowest for over a decade.Over the last six years Conservatives have created more than 2.5 million jobs.
The 2015/16 Inward Investment Report shows that the UK remains the best place in Europe for business to invest. And that means more jobs for people in Britain.Since 2010 390,000 new jobs have been created as a result of foreign direct investment.
The Prime Minister is launching an unprecedented audit of public services to help end the burning injustices many people face across Britain.It will highlight the differences in outcomes for people of different backgrounds, in every area from health to education, childcare to welfare, employment,
Our Director, Gillian Keegan, was interviewed for a piece in the Economist titled The Struggle Continues. The article details how women are in leadership positions in Westminster, Holyrood and Stormont, but equality is still far off - women are vastly underrepresented in all other ranks.