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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.
 

Theresa May Florence Speech

It’s good to be here in this great city of Florence today at a critical time in the evolution of the relationship between the United Kingdom and the European Union.

Additional rolling stock for Southeastern announced

Having persistently lobbied for additional rolling stock on Southeastern metro routes over the last couple of years, I am delighted that the Department for Transport has today announced that passengers in our area will, from this morning, begin to see 68 extra carriages added to commuter trains g

Self-Driving Lorries

Today, the Transport Secretary will announce that platoons of self-driving lorries will be trialed on England’s motorways to improve vehicle efficiency and reduce emissions.

Rail update

Since my last update on 28 April, I have continued to press Southeastern, Network Rail and the Department for Transport on a number of points, also seeking answers on the concerns and complaints local residents have brought to my attention.

Unemployment: The Facts

Since 2010 unemployment has fallen by 3.5% and is now at its lowest level since 1975.

Boost to Schools Funding

The Education Secretary, Justine Greening, has announced an extra £1.3 billion boost to core schools funding.