Celebrating our Queen and nation

All birthdays are reason to get together and celebrate.  They’re also a good opportunity to pause and reflect on a life lived so far and to look forward to what has yet to come.

Tourism in East Hampshire

With almost 4 million tourism day trips made to East Hampshire in 2014, generating a total spend in the region of £150 million, tourism is an increasingly important part of our local economy.

Budget puts next generation first

Damian said this week’s Budget had as its priority to put the needs of future generations first, and to continue to deliver economic security in the face of global economic headwinds.

Youth unemployment down in latest figures

Damian welcomes the latest employment numbers that show the number of young people claiming unemployment benefits is down to 153,000 – the lowest level since the mid 1970’s.