Coventry Conservatives have welcomed new figures showing 6591 fewer people in the City claiming Jobseeker’s Allowance compared to 2010 – a drop of more than 50%. This means more people in work, with the self-respect and security of a good job and a regular pay packet.
Newly elected MEP for Coventry, Dan Dalton and Coventry South Parliamentary candidate Gary Ridley, will be visiting Wasps RFC and Warwick Sports this Monday to discuss ways in which the two organisations can help to get young people involved in the community. Mr Dalton, a former county cricketer, passionately believes that sport has a key role in helping young people to develop self-confidence, to get more involved in the community and to live healthier lives.
Gary Ridley, Parvez Akhtar and Michelle Lowe have welcomed the announcement of additional funding to support businesses and infrastructure in Coventry – helping to create jobs and support businesses.
A campaign led by Earlsdon Ward Councillor, Ken Taylor, has been launched in an effort to save the Earlsdon library from possible closure.
Councillor John Blundell has issued a statement concerning Combined Authorities.
The prospective Conservative candidate for Coventry South, Gary Ridley, has welcomed the announcement that over 24 million hardworking taxpayers will start to receive a new, personal Annual Tax Summary. This will set out how much direct tax they pay and how that money is being spent by the Government.
The Conservatives have selected their Prospective Parliamentary Candidates for Coventry for the next General Election.
The Deputy Leader of Coventry Conservatives, Councillor Allan Andrews, has welcomed new figures showing 2870 new apprenticeships were started by people in the city last year. In total 13,470 new apprenticeships have been started in Coventry since 2010.
Earlsdon Ward Councillor Allan Andrews has urged the Council to listen to campaigners fighting to retain a 50m swimming pool in the City and not to ‘disregard’ the strength of the petition, which was recently confirmed as being the largest received by the Council, according to its records.
We learned this morning about the sudden death of Bob Jones, the West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner.