Westminster News

Caroline welcomes BBC license fee delay

Local MP, Caroline Dinenage, has welcomed today’s joint statement by the BBC and the Government on delaying changes to the TV license fee.

New Landmark Budget To Get Things Done In the New Decade

Today, Chancellor for the Exchequer Rishi Sunak, has announced the new budget for 2020, the first budget since October 2018.

Following strong economic management under the Conservative Government, net borrowing has decreased from 10.2% of GDP in 2009/10 to 1.8% in 2018/19.

Caroline visits IFA2 site

Local MP, Caroline Dinenage, has today visited the IFA2 site at Daedalus. She was given a tour of the site by the Commercial Manager of the project, Craig Hunter (pictured).

Caroline Helps Share a Million Stories for World Book Day

“I began to realise how important it was to be an enthusiast in life. If you are interested in something, no matter what it is, go at it full speed. Embrace it with both arms, hug it, love it and above all become passionate about it. Lukewarm is no good.” Ronald Dahl.

Clean Fuel Consultation For Cars

The Government will consult on introducing E10 petrol which could see the equivalent of taking up to 350 000 cars off the road annually in equivalent carbon emissions.

Multi-Billion Cash Boost For Councils

Today, the Government has announced a multi-billion pound cash boost for councils worth £49.2 billion – the biggest real-terms increase in spending power in a decade.

New Funding And Review To End Rough Sleeping

Today, the Prime Minister and Housing Secretary have announced an extra £236 million to help end rough sleeping and launched an urgent review into its causes.