Unemployment almost halved in Chelsea and Fulham with David Cameron's Conservatives - don't risk it with Ed Miliband, Labour and the SNP

Greg Hands has welcomed new figures showing that in the five years since the last election, unemployment in Chelsea and Fulham has fallen by almost half, under the Conservative-led Coalition Government. Official, independent figures released on 17th April show 994 fewer people in Chelsea and Fulham claiming Jobseeker's Allowance or Universal Credit compared with 2010 - a 48 per cent drop. This means more people in work, with the security of a good job and a regular income.

Greg Hands welcomes announcement of 16,000 new apprenticeships

This week The Prime Minister announced the creation of 16,000 new apprenticeships by major companies across construction, engineering, and the retail sectors. The apprenticeships will be launched in partnership with companies including National Grid, Costa Coffee and Morrisons.