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Nigel Evans Pleased With Autumn Budget

Nigel Evans, MP for the Ribble Valley, has praised Chancellor Phillip Hammond’s Autumn Budget, which was unveiled on Wednesday after Prime Ministers Questions.

Nigel Evans Reacts to BAE Job Cuts

Nigel Evans, MP for the Ribble Valley, has shared his disappointment at the news that BAE Systems are set to axe 1,000 jobs - with two Lancashire sites set to be hit hardest. Wharton and Salmesbury are two of BAE’s largest UK assembly plants, employing 9,000 staff across the sites.

Nigel Evans Thrilled as Unemployment Falls

Under the Conservative government the unemployment rate has dropped from 7.9% down to 4.4%. This is the lowest unemployment rate since 1974. Currently there are 32.07 million people in the work force which is 338,000 more than June 2016.

Nigel Evans Welcomes Leasehold Reform

Nigel Evans, MP for the Ribble Valley, has welcomed the Government’s new proposals to bring an end to leaseholds on new-build homes.

Nigel Evans Welcomes Investment in Battery Technology

Nigel Evans, MP for the Ribble Valley, has praised the Government’s decision to invest £246 million to develop battery technology, a move which aims to drive the UK towards its modern industrial strategy.

 

Nigel Evans Pushes for Pay Reform

Nigel Evans, MP for the Ribble Valley, played an active role in the main chamber of the House of Commons during the final day of business before summer recess.

Nigel Evans Slams Cuts to Police Counters

It has been revealed that 10 police stations in Lancashire, including Clitheroe, are in line to lose their counter staff by next January. The removal of counter staff essentially means affected police stations will not have their doors open for general public enquiries.

 

Nigel Evans Presses Europe to Review Tower Block Regulations

Nigel Evans, MP for the Ribble Valley, speaking at the Council of Europe on Monday 26 June urged the council to bring the issue of Grenfell Tower, where 79 people are currently known to have died following a fire on a high-rise flat, to the forefront of the agenda.