Figures released this week show that 1,174 fewer people in the Braintree constituency are claiming Jobseeker’s Allowance compared to 2010, a 61% drop.
This means more people in work, with the security of a good job and a regular pay packet so they can provide for themselves and their families.Read more
I worked in businesses for over 20 years before getting involved in politics including a number of years running my own company. I know how important the small business sector is.
But don't just take it from me, here is a request from Karen Brady, the Conservative Party's Small Business Ambassador.Read more
New figures show that 1288 fewer people in Braintree are now claiming Jobseeker’s Allowance since 2010 - a 63% drop. There are now just 761 claimants a fall of 407 since January last year.
People are getting off benefits and into work across the country and here in Essex, in total a record 30.9 million people are now in work, up by 1.85 million since the last election. We can see this working locally with new jobs at businesses like Milbank Concrete Products Ltd, Wilkin & Sons Ltd and Alphasense.Read more
The Conservative's long term economic plan has driven down unemployment, taken job numbers to a record high and made the UK's economy one of the fastest growing in the developed world.
Rather than celebrate this economic good news Ed Miliband and Ed Balls are constantly talking down British business and attacking the very business leaders and entrepreneurs who are helping to drive this recovery.Read more