Westminster News

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.

FSB Wessex visit to Houses of Parliament

Damian met with Ken Moon and colleagues from the Wessex Federation of Small Businesses in Portcullis House today, to discuss matters of interest to small businesses with Hampshire and Dorset MPs.

Damian signs the Holocaust Book of Commitment

This week Damian signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment, in doing so pledging his commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day on Wednesday 27th January.

New Enterprise Zone status for Whitehill and Bordon

Damian welcomes the arrival of a new Enterprise Zone along the M3 ‘Sci-Tech corridor’ which will bring new businesses, jobs and investment to Whitehill and Bordon as well as to Basingstoke and Chertsey

Autumn Statement: a commitment to economic and national security

Commenting on yesterday’s Spending Review and Autumn Statement, Damian Hinds said: “This Autumn Statement demonstrates that security remains the government’s top priority and stays central to policy making. This means protecting economic security by taking the difficult decisions to live within our means and bring our debts down, and protecting national security by defending Britain’s interests abroad and keeping people safe at home.”