Despite the reforms to Stamp Duty announced in this week’s Autumn Statement, Labour still intend to press ahead with the so called ‘Mansion Tax’ (or Homes Tax) which will hit hundreds of thousands of family homes nationally.
Greg Hands MP has welcomed the Autumn Statement, echoing the Chancellor’s argument that it is only by working through the Conservatives’ long-term economic plan that we can achieve prosperity and security for families in Chelsea and Fulham.
Greg Hands MP is encouraging residents to attend a meeting of local campaign group “Stop the Mansion Tax” being held in the Small Hall, Kensington Town Hall, Hornton St, W8 on Monday 1 December from 6.30pm to 8.30pm.
On Monday 24th November, Greg Hands, MP for Chelsea and Fulham, joined Lord Fowler in Parliament at HIV and sexual health charity Terrence Higgins Trust’s National HIV Testing Week reception. The event saw MPs come together to pledge support for efforts to halt the spread of HIV during National HIV Testing Week (22nd – 30th November).
Greg Hands MP has welcomed new figures released by the Department for Business Innovation & Skills showing that 180 new apprenticeships were started by people in Chelsea and Fulham last year. In total 830 new apprenticeships have been started in Chelsea and Fulham since 2010.
On Thursday, the Fulham Boys School (FBS) was formally opened by Nick Gibb, Schools Minister, and the school’s patrons, local Fulham MP Greg Hands, and the Bishop of Kensington, Rt Revd Paul Williams in a joyous ceremony at the school’s temporary site in north Fulham.
Over one hundred and twenty Fulham residents attended a public open meeting hosted and chaired by Greg Hands MP at St Matthew’s Church on Wednesday night, to pose questions to Thames Water about their Thames Tideway Tunnel (or “TTT”) project, known as the Super Sewer. The meeting was organised by Greg in response to the disappointing news that consent had been granted to the Tunnel in September, following recommendations of the Planning Inspectorate.
Greg Hands MP, has welcomed news that plans for a Crossrail 2 station in the heart of Chelsea remain on track, following an announcement by the Department for Transport (DfT) on its latest safeguarded route.
Greg Hands MP has welcomed new figures released this month showing that 2,400 businesses in Chelsea and Fulham are benefitting from the Government’s Employment Allowance since its introduction in April, making it easier for businesses to hire staff and create jobs.
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