The Government has awarded Southampton £400,000 to help tackle homelessness in the city. This is over 2 years and will help support crisis intervention and accomodation. This is yet another example of the Government investing in our city.
Please check your tumble dryer using the links in this article.The dryers subject to the Whirlpool repair programme were manufactured between April 2004 and September 2015 under the Hotpoint, Indesit, Creda, Swan and Proline brands.
I am backing cheaper and more comfortable rail travel between Southampton and London. Competition drives down prices and up standards - it's exactly what we need for our railways.
A historic victory in yesterday's Copeland by-election. The last time a sitting Government gained a seat in a by-election was 1982, and the last time a sitting Government increased its share of the vote by more was in 1966. Congratulations to the new Member of Parliament for Copeland Trudy Harrison!
Britain's smartmeter rollout is the biggest upgrade to our nation’s energy infrastructure in a generation. Every household across Great Britain is eligible for a smart meter from their energy supplier at no additional cost and small businesses may also be eligible. The energy system upgrade will digitise the retail energy market, bring an end to [...]
It's great to see the new defibrillator fitted at the Bitterne Conservative Club. These fantastic devices can mean the difference between life and death for people having a cardiac arrest.
Automatic enrolment helps employees save for their retirement. In the past, many workers missed out on pension benefits, because their employer didn’t offer them a pension, or they didn’t apply to join their company’s pension scheme. Automatic enrolment now means it is compulsory for employers to enrol their eligible workers into a pension scheme. The [...]
As we are all aware the Government cannot indefinitely borrow money to finance it's spending. We, as a country, must live within our means. That means that all areas of government spending, including local councils, must contribute to that goal. This does mean that Southampton City Council's budget has seen some reductions over the last [...]