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A Bold New Rail Strategy

Rail passengers deserve a more reliable, more efficient service. We will deliver it by ending the one-size-fits-all approach of franchising and bringing closer together the best of the public and private sector.

99% Oppose Cycle Superhighway High Road Route

Over 99% of Chiswick residents are against the routing of the CS9 Cycle Superhighway through Chiswick High Road.  A survey of 133 people conducted on Saturday 17th November found that only one person was in favour of the proposed route while 132 were opposed and wanted an alternative route such a

Living Wage helps 300,000 out of low pay

The number of workers on low pay in the UK has fallen by more than 300,000 following the Conservatives’ introduction of the national living wage, a think tank says.

David Gauke Conference Speech

“In 2010, our economy faced a crisis. 
 
We were borrowing more than at any time in our peace time history.
Unemployment had risen by nearly 850,000 in the previous two years, we had just under 4 million workless households. 
 

Martin Lewis on our Tuition Fees policy

On increasing the threshold where graduates pay back their student loan:

“This will save many lower and middle earning graduates £1,000s … Every single graduates earning over £21,000 a year will pay less. And it has a long term progressive benefit too."