New figures show that there are a record number of people in work, including a record number of women and disabled people, and wages are growing at their fastest pace in 11 years as our policies are providing a solid foundation on which to build Britain’s economic future.
Craig Whittaker MP for Calder Valley is encouraging local charities and community groups to apply for funding from a pot of over £3 million that has been raised by players of People’s Postcode Lottery.
Craig Whittaker MP is calling on Calder Valley’s small shopkeepers to enter the Best Small Shops Competition, celebrating the creativity of small shops and the central role they play in their local community.
Craig Whittaker MP has paid tribute to teachers across Calder Valley as the summer holidays begin. Their hard work means that more children are gaining the skills and knowledge they need to get on in life.
Figures released today show that in Yorkshire & Humber, there are 2,574,945 people in work – meaning that, under the Conservatives, 193,582 more people have been able to access the security of a job since 2010.