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Mark Eastwood selected as Parliamentary Candidate

On Friday 16th November 2018 Mark Eastwood, a well known local campaigner in Dewsbury and Chairman of the Association was selected by a member's vote to be the parliamentary candidate for the Constituency and the future MP for Dewsbury.

Budget 2018 Quiz

Take our interactive Quiz to find out what the Budget 2018 means

Youth unemployment has halved since 2010

Youth unemployment has halved since 2010; real wages for workers have grown for the seventh consecutive month; overall unemployment is at its lowest since 1975.

We're freezing fuel duty for the ninth year in a row

We're freezing fuel duty for the ninth year in a row, cutting tax and making the UK a country of opportunity for all. So that no matter where you come from or what your circumstances, if you work hard and play by the rules, you will be fairly rewarded.

More high-quality apprenticeships

We want to help businesses train the workers of the future as well as giving older workers the skills they need in a changing economy. We’re doubling funding for apprenticeships to £2.45 billion by 2019-20.