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Boris in Bexleyheath

Foreign Secretary, Rt Hon Boris Johnson MP, visited Bexleyheath on Thursday evening (12 October) at the invitation of Bexleyheath and Crayford MP, Rt Hon David Evennett, to be the guest speaker at a fundraising and social reception held at Stuzzichini in the Broadway.

Living Wage helps 300,000 out of low pay

The number of workers on low pay in the UK has fallen by more than 300,000 following the Conservatives’ introduction of the national living wage, a think tank says.

Breakfast with the Bishop

Rt Hon David Evennett, MP for Bexleyheath and Crayford, joined the Bishop of Rochester, the Rt Revd James Langstaff, this morning (11 October) for a breakfast meeting in the House of Lords to discuss the Rochester diocese’s future plans.

Local Conservatives at Manchester Conference

Rt Hon David Evennett MP, Lord Commissioner of HM Treasury, joined other members of the Bexleyheath and Crayford Conservative Association in Manchester for the Conservative Party Conference.

David Gauke Conference Speech

“In 2010, our economy faced a crisis. 
 
We were borrowing more than at any time in our peace time history.
Unemployment had risen by nearly 850,000 in the previous two years, we had just under 4 million workless households. 
 

Martin Lewis on our Tuition Fees policy

On increasing the threshold where graduates pay back their student loan:

“This will save many lower and middle earning graduates £1,000s … Every single graduates earning over £21,000 a year will pay less. And it has a long term progressive benefit too."

Ruth Davidson: ‘Unite and fight’

Thank-you conference.
 
It’s great to be here in Manchester. Or as I call it, the Southern powerhouse.
 
I want to talk to you about the general election. In fact, I want to talk to you about two of them.
 
The first one - two years ago.