Local News

Record breaking figures means boost for workers and families

Figures out today show that unemployment is at the lowest rate since 1975 and over three million more people are in work since 2010. This means 4,669,000 people are in work in London - an increase of 886,000 since the Conservatives came into Government.

Local MP welcomes funding increase for local authorities

Parliament last week approved the funding settlement for English local authorities that will see a real terms increase in available resources over the next two years and give them access to more than £200 billion from 2015 to 2020 to deliver the high-quality services their local communities need.

Hands visits Fulham Small Businesses for Small Business Saturday

On Saturday, 2 December, Member of Parliament for Chelsea & Fulham, Greg Hands took part in Small Business Saturday. Greg was keen to show his appreciation for the contribution that small businesses make to the local and national economies.

Greg Hands welcomes England’s best ever reading results

Conservative Member of Parliament for Chelsea & Fulham, Greg Hands, has welcomed December’s announcement that reforms to the national curriculum have seen the best reading standards in England for more than 15 years.