News

We’re bringing shipbuilding back to the UK

The Prime Minister announced that new warships for the Royal Navy will be built in the UK.This will secure thousands of jobs for people at British shipyards and ensure that the United Kingdom is a global, outward-looking nation as we leave the EU.

We’re giving police officers Tasers to combat assault

Senseless violence has blighted our streets for far too long.Over recent weeks, we have seen police officers attacked while simply doing their jobs. And tragically, one police officer was killed in the line of duty.

UK economic growth continues – record numbers are in full time work

New figures show that the UK economy continues to grow and wages continue to rise. With more people in full-time jobs than ever before, more people have the security of a regular wage. And with wages still growing faster than prices, people have more money in their pockets.

Anne Jones

It was with great sadness that we learned of the death of Anne Jones recently.

Chairman of South Leicestershire Conservatives Cllr Neil Bannister paid the following tribute to Anne -

Cllr David Jennings

Councillor David Jennings

Tributes have been paid to a ‘dedicated’ and ‘passionate’ county and district councillor David Jennings who died last week.  

Conservatives Hold Blaby and Harborough

Conservatives Hold Blaby and Harborough District Councils

In a difficult national climate with Brexit looming large local Conservatives have managed to retain control of the two local district councils.

Time for Action

What’s going on in South Leicestershire?

Over the last year an ever-increasing band of volunteers comprising, councilors, candidates, members and our MP have been meeting each month on a Saturday morning to carry out an essential activity for our association.

Cllr. Maggie Wright holds Stoney Stanton and Croft

Cllr. Maggie Wright holds Stoney Stanton and Croft County Council Seat.

Congratulations to District and now also County Councillor Maggie Wright who has held the Stoney Stanton and Croft Division for the Conservatives in the by-election that took place on 3rd of May.

 

Cllr Louise Richardson Gets Cabinet Post

Blaby District and Leicestershire County Councillor Louise Richardson has been chosen and accepted a position in the County Council Cabinet. In her new post she will be responsible for Equalities, Community Engagement and Rural Partnerships.