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See where we're hiring police officers in your area

The Home Office has today confirmed the officer recruitment targets for every police force in England and Wales for the first year of the unprecedented drive to increase their ranks by 20,000 over the next three years.

What Boris Johnson’s proposed Brexit deal means

As Boris Johnson has rightly said, we are coming out of the EU on October 31, come what may. MPs promised to respect the result of the referendum. More people voted to leave than have ever voted for any political party in any general election. Parliament has voted to trigger Article 50.

Our education policy is improving the nation’s skills

When Boris Johnson entered Number 10, one of his first acts was to get more money to our education system. That’s why we’re investing £14 billion in schools, including £5,000 for every secondary school pupil by next year and £4,000 for every primary school pupil by 2021-22.

We’re ending low pay in work

People’s hard work and talents should be rewarded fairly. That has long been a key principle of Conservative government.We have made huge strides in the last few.

CONCERNS OVER KENT ELMS DESIGN

Southend Conservative Councillors are raising concerns about the current design of the new Kent Elms junction, which was approved during the last Independent/ Labour/ Liberal coalition,  raising concerns that the design may increase the number of accidents that occur on the junction.

COUNCILLORS ENCOURAGE TRUST LINK EVENTS

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Councillors Encourage Trust Link Events

Southend Conservative Councillors for St Laurence Ward David McGlone and Mark Flewitt, and Steve Buckley are encouraging residents to take part in local mental health and wellbeing charity, Trust Links events.

10th ANNIVERSARY FOR PRITTLE BROOK LITTER PICKERS

Prittle Brook Community Group have been celebrating their 10th anniversary with a litter picking session at Leigh in the morning and a tea party at the Plaza Centre in Southchurch Road.

SOUTHEND CONSERVATIVES WELCOME ELECTRIC CAR INVESTMENT

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Southend Conservatives Welcome Electric Car Investment

The Southend Conservatives have welcomed a Government announcement on increased investment in electric vehicle infrastructure.