Westminster News

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.”

New record on jobs and continued growth

Damian Hinds has welcomed new figures today showing the number of people in East Hampshire claiming Jobseeker’s Allowance has fallen by 53 per cent since 2010, with the number now at 373  - which is 37 fewer people than a year ago.