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26th May 2015

Greg Hands has welcomed new figures showing 1,042 fewer people in Chelsea and Fulham claiming Jobseeker’s Allowance and Universal Credit compared with 2010, a massive 50 per cent drop.

26th May 2015

The Prime Minster has revealed the key themes that will form the heart of the Queen’s Speech. In a series of speeches given this week, David Cameron has identified immigration controls, schools, and the NHS as key priorities for his new Government, and all are expected to feature centrally in Wednesday’s Queen’s Speech.

18th May 2015

The Prime Minister has appointed Greg Hands, Member of Parliament for Chelsea and Fulham, as Chief Secretary to the Treasury, in the first Cabinet reshuffle following the General Election.

Greg Hands will take up the second most senior position in the Treasury, after the Chancellor, George Osborne, The Chief Secretary is responsible for public expenditure including spending reviews and strategic planning, welfare reform, and efficiency and value for money in public service.

18th May 2015

Conservative Candidate, Greg Hands, has welcomed new figures released by HMRC which show that 2,900 businesses in Chelsea and Fulham have benefited from the Government’s Employment Allowance since its introduction a year ago, making it easier for small businesses to hire staff and create new jobs.

18th May 2015

At the General Election last week, the Conservatives won 331 seats to Labour’s 232. Prime Minister David Cameron will now hold a theoretical majority of 12 in the House of Commons, allowing his Government to pursue its agenda of building a more secure future for Britain.

11th May 2015

Greg Hands was re-elected to a third term as MP for Chelsea & Fulham on Thursday, with an increased share of the vote. Having won the seat from Labour in 2005 (as Hammersmith & Fulham), Greg has increased the Conservative vote share at all three elections, in 2005, 2010 and 2015.

11th May 2015

Greg Hands played a key role in the General Election as the Conservative Party’s Deputy Chief Whip, being based at Conservative Campaign Headquarters, running Action Days, battle buses and helping orchestrate the national campaign, whilst never neglecting the local campaign in Chelsea & Fulham.

Along with other local Conservatives, Cllr Greg Smith and former Council Leader, Stephen Greenhalgh, Greg travelled the region on behalf of local Conservative candidates, often accompanied by local Chelsea resident, staunch Conservative supporter and former England footballer, Sol Campbell.

3rd May 2015

Conservative Parliamentary Candidate for Chelsea and Fulham, Greg Hands, has warned that Britain could be faced with a “Frankenstein Coalition” of Labour and the SNP, if Labour gain enough seats in England to govern with the SNP.

3rd May 2015

Greg Hands this week attended a memorial service in Fulham to mark the awarding of the Victoria Cross in 1915 to Private Edward Dwyer, a former resident of Fulham.

Edward Dwyer was born in Cassidy Road on 25th November 1895. After an education of St Thomas of Canterbury School in Estcourt Road, Fulham, he joined the 1st Battalion, East Surry Regiment.

3rd May 2015

Conservative Parliamentary Candidate for Chelsea and Fulham, Greg Hands, has spoken of the Conservative’s plans for education at a school election hustings.

Promoted by Jonathan Fraser-Howells on behalf of Greg Hands, both at 44 Southern Row, London, W10 5AN