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Youth unemployment has halved since 2010

Youth unemployment has halved since 2010; real wages for workers have grown for the seventh consecutive month; overall unemployment is at its lowest since 1975.

Cllr Patricia Stallard meets Havant MP Alan Mak

This photo shows County Councillor Patricia Stallard meeting recently with Havant MP Alan Mak, when they discussed the Supporting Families Programme run by Hampshire County Council.  The scheme provides support to local families with persistent problems such as mental health issues, poor school a

World Mental Health Day

10th October was World Mental Health Day. Cllr Patricia Stallard, who is the Mental Health Champion at Hampshire County Council, used the occasion to visit the voluntary group who support the Royal Victoria Country Park at Netley.

Opportunity for the future

Last week thousands of members and activists came together for our annual Party Conference in Birmingham.

Together we set out what we’re doing to offer the British people opportunity for the future, announcing that we’re:

We're freezing fuel duty for the ninth year in a row

We're freezing fuel duty for the ninth year in a row, cutting tax and making the UK a country of opportunity for all. So that no matter where you come from or what your circumstances, if you work hard and play by the rules, you will be fairly rewarded.

More high-quality apprenticeships

We want to help businesses train the workers of the future as well as giving older workers the skills they need in a changing economy. We’re doubling funding for apprenticeships to £2.45 billion by 2019-20.