Official ONS figures show that in Yorkshire and the Humber, there are now 2 588 300 people in work – meaning that, under the Conservatives, 206 937 more people have been able to access the security of a job.
Boris Johnson and the Conservatives have announced 100 towns across England that will receive extra funding to level up opportunities across the country and ensure each town looks towards the future with renewed optimism.
Craig Whittaker MP is delighted to hear Elland will receive up to £150k from the Government to help develop a business case to revitalise Elland High Street as part of the Future High Streets Fund (FHSF).
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.