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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. 
 

Andrew RT Davies: Conference Speech

Good afternoon conference,
 
If a week in politics is a long time, then a year can seem like a lifetime.
 
As you can see, the months have etched themselves into my forehead…
 

Sajid Javid: Fixing injustices in our housing market

Ladies and Gentlemen, we are just fifteen hundred yards away from the site of the worst terrorist atrocity seen in this country since 7/7.

An attack that was aimed at children.

But, the next day in Albert Square, I saw something that makes me so very proud to be British.

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."

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.   And for us in Scotland, the same old story.