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8 fantastic fringe events at Conservative Party Conference

Conservative Party Conference is a fantastic event every year. However, when there are so many events taking place, it can be overwhelming for new attendees.So we’ve put together this guide to some of the great fringe events going on during Conservative Party Conference 2019.

We’re bringing shipbuilding back to the UK

The Prime Minister announced that new warships for the Royal Navy will be built in the UK.This will secure thousands of jobs for people at British shipyards and ensure that the United Kingdom is a global, outward-looking nation as we leave the EU.

We’re giving police officers Tasers to combat assault

Senseless violence has blighted our streets for far too long.Over recent weeks, we have seen police officers attacked while simply doing their jobs. And tragically, one police officer was killed in the line of duty.

UK economic growth continues – record numbers are in full time work

New figures show that the UK economy continues to grow and wages continue to rise. With more people in full-time jobs than ever before, more people have the security of a regular wage. And with wages still growing faster than prices, people have more money in their pockets.

Improved support for Armed Forces members and veterans

Conservative councillors last night secured an improved package of support for the borough’s veterans and members of the Armed Forces, after receiving a briefing on what more the council could be doing from the Royal British Legion.

Securing a tangible Greenwich Carbon Neutral Plan

Local Conservative councillors last night secured support for a Town Hall amendment to strengthen Greenwich Council’s approach to climate change, including through a new Greenwich Carbon Neutral Plan that will now be developed and brought to a vote in January.

The first 100 days of the new council term

It’s now 100 days since councillors signed into office after this year’s local elections.  Below you can find an update from the Opposition Conservative Group on what your Conservative councillors have been working on in the first 100 days of the new council term….