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WASPI campaign: next steps

Since my last update on 13 May, the WASPI (Women Against State Pension Inequality) APPG has continued its active lobbying of government to push for fair transitional arrangements for women affected by changes included in the 2011 Pensions Act.

Helping people get on in life

Latest figures from the Office for National Statistics show that more people are in work than ever before and wages are still rising – good news for Britain’s families.The number of people in w

David Cameron's Speech at Downing Street

Good afternoon. When I first stood here in Downing Street on that evening in May 2010, I said we would confront our problems as a country and lead people through difficult decisions so that tog

David Cameron's Last PMQ's As Prime Minister

The last thing I would say is that you can achieve a lot of things in politics. You can get a lot of things done. And that in the end, the public service, the national interest - that is what it’s all about. Nothing is really impossible if you put your mind to it.

Together we will build a better Britain

I am honoured and humbled to have been chosen by the Conservative Party to become its leader.I would like to pay tribute to the other candidates during the election campaign, and I would like t

The leadership of the Conservative Party

With Michael Gove, who I supported, having now been eliminated from the leadership contest, I will be giving my full support to Theresa May. Michael had a lot to offer, and I am sure that he will continue to play a big role in the service of the Conservative Party and our country.

Lidl to sell Porcupine site

Following the Planning Inspectorate’s decision in December 2014 to turn down Lidl’s planning appeal – through which they wished to demolish the historic Porcupine Pub to make way for a large store - the site has frustratingly remained unoccupied.