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Latest figures show unemployment in Croydon Central has fallen yet again
17/04/2014  
2,208 of my constituents claimed Job Seekers Allowance (JSA) in February. That's down 70 or 3.1 per cent in the last month and 968 or 30.4 per cent on a year ago. The news regarding youth unemployment is even better...  .........  Read whole story

A Budget for makers, exporters and savers
21/03/2014  
Each Budget day, I send my constituents an analysis of what the Chancellor announced and a summary of the key measures. Here is this year’s offering: First, the good news The Chancellor always starts with economic forecasts from the independent Office of Budget Responsibility. The data h..  .........  Read whole story

Latest figures show unemployment in Croydon Central has fallen yet again
19/03/2014  
2,278 of my constituents claimed Job Seekers Allowance (JSA) in February. That's down 51 or 2.2 per cent in the last month and 964 or 29.7 per cent on a year ago. The news regarding youth unemployment is more mixed...  .........  Read whole story

Fairer schools funding gives Croydon one of highest increases in the country
13/03/2014  
Local MP, Gavin Barwell has welcomed the news that the Government has today announced a fairer system for funding schools that based on this year’s figures would see Croydon will receive a 5.9% increase in its per pupil funding for the year 2015-16 (the ninth highest increase of any council in the c..  .........  Read whole story

Seven point plan for Addiscombe delivered in record time
04/03/2014  
Addiscombe Conservatives have today (4th March) delivered their seven point plan for the ward to over 6,000 families in just three hours. The full plan, which can be downloaded from www.croydonconservatives.com/addiscombe ,..  .........  Read whole story

Croydon Council and the Mayor of London cut Council Tax bills and Croydon Council offers residents £25 cash back
28/01/2014  
Most people are struggling with the cost of living at the moment. Many of us have seen our salaries cut in real terms, while household bills have continued to rise. It’s therefore great to hear that my Conservative colleagues at Croydon Council and the Mayor of London are cutting Council Tax bil..  .........  Read whole story

Latest figures show unemployment in Croydon Central has fallen yet again
22/01/2014  
Today's unemployment figures showed unemployment in Croydon Central falling yet again. 2,310 of my constituents claimed Job Seekers Allowance (JSA) in December. That's down 38 or 1.6 per cent in the last month and 838 or 26.6 per cent on a year ago. The news regarding youth unemployment is eve..  .........  Read whole story

Barwell welcomes news of soaring Croydon apprentices
13/01/2014  
Gavin Barwell, Member of Parliament for Croydon Central, has welcomed new data from the National Apprenticeship Service (NAS) that the number of apprentices has more than doubled in Croydon since 2010. The latest data from the NAS reveals that the number of people participating in an apprenticesh..  .........  Read whole story

£96m secured for new school places in Croydon, third highest in the country
08/01/2014  
Local MP, Gavin Barwell has welcomed the news that the Government has announced that Croydon Council will receive over £96 million between 2014 and 2017 to provide new school places, more than any other council in London and the third highest in the country after Birmingham and Essex,..  .........  Read whole story

Croydon had a good 2013. 2014 could be even better
01/01/2014  
2013 has been a good year for our town. We had the news that Westfield and Hammerson, two of the top retail developers in the country, would be working together to redevelop the Whitgift Centre and Centrale and the subsequent granting of planning permission for their scheme. We had Boris alloc..  .........  Read whole story

 
     
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