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Domestic Abuse Bill

Today, the government is introducing a series of measures to promote domestic abuse awareness, support victims, tackle perpetrators and improve services, after it was revealed that domestic abuse affects 6 per cent of all adults and cost England and Wales £66 billion between 2016 and 2017.

Housing for our veterans

We have a duty to ensure our heroic military personnel get the support they need when applying for a social home.

That's why - under our plans - former service personnel suffering from PTSD or other mental illnesses will be prioritised for social housing.

Social Work Training

The Education Secretary yesterday announced we’re investing £45 million to fund 900 places on the Frontline children’s social work training programme up to 2021. This will help to transform the lives of vulnerable children and families.

Fly-Tipping penalties of up to £400

"Anyone caught illegally dumping waste could soon face an on-the spot penalty of up to £400, the Environment Minister Rory Stewart announced today.

Pensions Cold Calling Ban

Today the pensions cold calling ban comes into effect, helping to keep people protected and ensure pensioners have dignity and security in retirement.

 

Pension cold calls banned - with £500,000 fines for scammers on Sky News

 

The 10-year NHS plan

The Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Matt Hancock lays out the Government's NHS plan.

Matt Hancock MP: “Just as the NHS has a responsibility to look after all of us, everyone has a responsibility to the NHS to look after themselves.”

 

The NHS: A history of Conservative support

The NHS belongs to all of us - whether we vote Labour, Lib Dem or Conservative. 

 

Officially introduced under the Clement Attlee government in 1948, it was a crowning achievement of the post-war years.