Westminster News

Visit to Hogs Back Brewery

Damian visited Hogs Back Brewery in Surrey today in his ministerial role as Exchequer Secretary to highlight the government’s commitment to supporting the beer industry, as latest figures reveal growing numbers of breweries opening across the UK.

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.