If I am re-elected, I will: Demand an NHS Urgent Care Centre at Wycombe Hospital Continue to champion patients’ interests in Parliament and in Wycombe Ask Buckinghamshire County Council to explore buying out Labour’s expensive privately-financed hospitals across the county Campaign to increase local power over local NHS services Support commissioners to bring top-quality care closer to home Nationally, Conservatives have pledged that we will: Continue to increase spending on the NHS, supported by a strong economy, so the NHS […]
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Via ShareTheFacts, number three in a series of charts from the Conservative Party: It is undoubtedly true that this Government and the Bank of England have worked together to suppress interest rates and that this is good news in the short term for the many thousands of people carrying too much debt thanks to … excessively low interest rates. It’s crushing savers and it’s why we read Britain’s personal debt mountain hits record high of £1,429,624,000,000 as mortgage approvals soar […]
A story in The Sun today – MPs vote to have an iPad … in £400k bid to save paper costs – says MPs will be issued with iPads to save paper – at a cost of £400,000 to the taxpayer. Top range iPads are £659 but the Commons would expect a discount for buying in bulk. Apparently a dozen MPs have already bought iPad’s on expenses and claim the data charges of around £15 a month. We are already entitled to […]
I spoke today to the Young Briton’s Foundation, setting out the social, political and economic factors behind our present crisis and what might be done about it. Via About Us | The Young Britons’ Foundation: The Young Britons’ Foundation is a non-partisan, not-for-profit educational, research and training organisation that promotes conservatism in schools, colleges and universities. YBF identifies, trains, mentors and places philosophically sound activists in politics, academia and the media. My primary message was support for the Coalition, as of […]
RAISING tuition fees is “a vital part of building a better future”, Wycombe MP Steve Baker has told students, ahead of Thursday’s vote in the House of Commons. Buckinghamshire’s MPs, all Conservative, look set to back the Government’s controversial policy on higher education. via Tuition fees rise ‘vital for future’ says Wycombe MP Steve Baker as Bucks MPs set for Thursday’s vote in the House of Commons. (From Bucks Free Press).