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Summer Party in Folkestone

Local Conservatives gathered in the beautiful garden of John and Brenda Duggleby in Bodenham Road on Sunday 06 August for a fundraising lunch.

Unemployment: The Facts

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Since 2010 unemployment has fallen by 3.5% and is now at its lowest level since 1975.

Conservative win in New Romney

Conservative candidate Russell Tillson has won the by election for the New Romney seat held on 20 July 2017.  Russell returns to the District Council after an absence of two years and we look forward to his unique style of contribution to debate and hard work for his constituents and the wider di

Apprenticeships a winner at Kent County Show

Richard Ashworth, Conservative MEP for South East England was among those visiting the Kent County Show at Detling on 07 July where he was delighted to come across EDF staff from Dungeness promoting apprenticeships on the KCC stand.  Richard has family connections with Romney Marsh and has promis

Boost to Schools Funding

The Education Secretary, Justine Greening, has announced an extra £1.3 billion boost to core schools funding.

Investing in technical education

Our young people deserve the best possible start in life. That’s why we are investing £65 million in technical education -  £15 million to ensure we have the colleges and teachers needed to deliver the new T-Levels, and £50 million from April 2018 to fund high quality work placements.

Shirley Newlands' funeral

The funeral of Shirley Newlands was held at St Stephen’s Church Lympne on Tuesday 04 July.  A staunch Conservative, Shirley represented the villages of Lympne and Stanford for 24 years at Shepway District Council serving for two years as Chairman.

Investing in Britain's Infrastructure

This Conservative Government is taking the big decisions on Britain’s transport future. We are investing £6.1 billion in road improvements, which will better link people with their jobs, friends and family.

Confidence and Supply Agreement

Prime Minister Theresa May said:
A Confidence and Supply Agreement has been made between the Conservative & Unionist Party and the Democratic Unionist Party.