National News

Francis Maude, Minister for Cabinet Office, has condemned the strikes happening across the country today.

Today, the Chancellor of the Exchequer delivered his 2011 Autumn Statement to Parliament.

Sayeeda Warsi has written to UNISON General Secretary Dave Prentis, calling on the union leader to cancel this Wednesday's planned strike because of the damaging effect it will have on women and families up and down the UK.

Labour's three point plan for £326 billion of more spending, more borrowing, and more debt could put up a family’s mortgage interest bill by £5,000 per year.

Mark Bowen has been confirmed as the Conservative Party Candidate for the Feltham and Heston by-election.

Ed Miliband has failed once again when challenged to condemn next week's planned strike, which the Government has revealed will cost the economy £500 million.

The opening of a new rape crisis centre in Devon on Monday is a welcome development and part of the Government's commitment to increase the provision of support centres across England and Wales.

Francis Maude, Minister for the Cabinet Office, gave a speech today outlining a radical package to support business and promote growth.

Today the Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Minister announced an ambitious new strategy to tackle the housing shortage, boost the economy, and create jobs.

Nick Herbert, Minister of State for Policing and Criminal Justice, has given a speech announcing "a new era in policing", giving a "clarion call for prospective candidates to step forward" to become Police and Crime Commissioners.