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The Spring Budget 2017

On March 8th, the Chancellor of the Exchequer delivered the Spring Budget. It was a budget that equips our economy for the future, and deals with the challenges facing working families today.

Here are just a few of the announcements:

January: A Round-up

It would be an understatement to say that it has been an extraordinary couple of weeks in British politics and international relations.  We have witnessed Donald J. Trump assuming the mantle of The 45th President of the United States of America. This inauguration was swiftly...

2016 Financial Times Women of the Year

Prime Minister Theresa May has been named as one of the Financial Times' Women of the Year. In a Downing Street interview the PM talks about her plans for the country.

You can read the article in full here.

 

BBC Question TIme Maidenhead

BBC Question Time is coming to the Royal Borough on Thursday, 8th December 2016. To apply to be part of the studio audience in Maidenhead, please submit your details via the following page:

Join the Question Time Audience

Brexit Unknowns

What do we not know about Brexit? This Commons Library briefing looks at some of the basic 'unknowns' relating to Brexit.

350,000 more people in work

Between June and September this year unemployment fell by 37,000 and since last year 350,000 more people now have a full time job.

UK GDP growth

Figures released by the Office of National Statistics show that between July and September 2016, the British economy grew by 0.5%, meaning our economy has grown by over 1