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7th April 2014

Local MP, Greg Hands, has offered his support to a proposal which could lead to Hammersmith and Fulham establishing its first English-Spanish bilingual free school.

31st March 2014

Greg Hands MP has welcomed measures in the Budget that will help Chelsea and Fulham residents who work hard and save for their retirement. The Budget was voted through by the House of Commons on 25th March 2014, and contained far-reaching reforms to give people more freedom over their pension pots. The Budget also included the creation of a new pensioner bond to help deliver financial security for pensioners.

31st March 2014

Greg Hands, MP for Chelsea and Fulham, has welcomed dramatic new help announced in the Budget for savers. The Budget will help those wanting to save for a home, save for their family or save for their retirement by making ISAs simpler and abolishing the 10p starting rate of tax for savings.

23rd March 2014

Long-distance air passengers received good news in this week’s Budget, as major reforms and reductions to Air Passenger Duty (APD) were announced by the Chancellor. Local MP for Chelsea and Fulham Greg Hands, who has campaigned to reform APD for many years, has celebrated the news that from next year all long haul flights will carry the same lower band B tax rate that passengers currently pay to fly to the United States.

20th March 2014

Greg Hands, MP for Chelsea and Fulham, has welcomed the Budget from Chancellor George Osborne, setting out how the Government will take further action to secure Britain’s recovery and build a resilient economy.

18th March 2014

As politicians in Westminster, and the country at large, prepare for George Osborne’s Budget tomorrow (Wednesday 19th March), Chelsea and Fulham MP, Greg Hands, has said now is also a good time to look back at how the Budgets of the last four years, under the Conservative-led Coalition, have given a real tax cut to millions of working people through the raising of the personal allowance.

14th March 2014

Next Wednesday (19th March), The Chancellor, George Osborne, will deliver his fifth national Budget. Chelsea and Fulham MP, Greg Hands, is looking forward to a package of measures that will put Britain on an even stronger footing, to continue its strong recovery under the Conservative led Government.

14th March 2014

Greg Hands MP has welcomed the fact that Chelsea and Fulham residents consider themselves to be among the healthiest in the country, according to the latest 2011 Census. Almost 60% of residents report they are in “very good health”, which was the second highest level of reported good health of 650 UK constituencies.

10th March 2014

Greg Hands MP has welcomed Britain’s biggest council tax cut being agreed in Hammersmith & Fulham, whilst residents in Kensington & Chelsea will receive back £100 of their own money in the form of a rebate. Meanwhile, a third of local authorities are proposing council tax rises this year.

10th March 2014

Chelsea and Fulham MP, Greg Hands has voiced concerns that a future Labour Government, or a Lib – Lab Coalition in 2015, could hit local residents with a tax on their properties. Tens of thousands of local residents face being dragged into paying the Homes Tax, or “mansion tax” championed by the Liberal Democrats, and Labour.

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