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Coventry Conservatives Say "NO" To Homophobia And Transphobia

Coventry Conservatives will join with members of the Coventry Partnership  outside the Coventry Central Library on the 14th of May 2011 from 11am to 2pm, to stand up to hatred by saying "NO" to homophobia and transphobia. The theme for this year's commemoration of International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHoT) in Coventry is "Couples; A love story" focusing upon loving and committed side of same sex and non-gender specific significant relationships.

Local Conservatives Welcome Help for the Poorest Children through the Pupil Premium

Local Conservatives have welcomed new figures which show that disadvantaged children in Coventry are set to receive £4,273,000 this year under the Coalition government’s new ‘pupil premium’. The pupil premium is a new policy promised by both the Conservatives and the Liberal Democrats before the general election last year.

Conservatives Welcome Government Pothole Money

Local Conservatives have welcomed news from the Department for Transport confirming that Coventry City Council is set to receive an additional £488,183 to help repair Coventry's roads following the damage caused by the harsh winter conditions.

It was announced in the Chancellor's Budget, unveiled on Tuesday, that £200 million will be spent in addition to the £200 Million announced in January to repair pot holes across the country which have become the bane of the lives of motorists and cyclists alike.

Conservatives Welcome Start of Street Lighting Improvements

Leading City Councillors have welcomed the start of work to improve Coventry’s street lighting and lit traffic signs. The programme will replace or upgrade almost 30,000 lighting columns during the next five years.

Councillor Gets Godiva Guarantee

Councillor Gary Ridley has welcomed guarantees given to him by the Leader of Coventry City Council that the Godiva Festival will continue beyond 2012.

Councillor visits CRASAC

Councillor Allan Andrews visited the Coventry Rape and Sexual Abuse Clinic on March 1 to learn more about the important services it provides to victims of sexual violence and abuse.

Councillor welcomes Government money for pothole repairs

Councillor Allan Andrews, Conservative Spokesman for City Services, which includes highways, has welcomed the Government’s announcement that it will give £100 million to councils for pothole repairs.This is especially valuable after the very cold weather this winter caused terrible damage to a lot of our roads.

Conservatives Reveal Budget Options

Coventry Conservatives have unveiled the full details of their alternative budget as Coventry City Council prepares to debate Labour’s proposals for the year ahead.