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InTouch - Kempston West

Local candidate Matt McCarthy has been campaigning on issues within the Kempston West ward. Please find his recent InTouch newsletter where Matt highlights the key issues he has been focusing on.

These have included;

Budget 2018 Quiz

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

Energy Guide

After being selected as the Bedford and Kempston Conservative candidate for the next General Election, Ryan Henson is keen to start getting across the constituency with his first campaign. 

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.

Political Supper

The sold-out Political Supper, on Friday 12th October heard the Rt Hon Sam Gyimah, Minister of State (Universities and Science) give an update on the challenges and successes of the Government, following a positive Party Conference.

 

Apprenticeships

Since 2010 Conservatives in Government have focused on increasing opportunities for young people. A key part of this is helping people take up apprenticeships within industry. Within Bedford alone 5500 apprenticeship starts have taken place since 2010.