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Article - Regeneration

As I mentioned in this column last week, I recently spent a little time at the Conservative Conference in Manchester, partly signing copies of a book I have recently published and partly doing some broadcasting.

Article - Party Conferences

One of the many joys that come with leaving Ministerial Office is that I no longer have any official obligation to attend the Conservative Party Conference – or indeed, any other party conference.

Article - A303

Rather more than 20 years ago, when I was getting ready to be a candidate for the first time in a West Dorset election, I drew up a list of local issues that I thought were likely to concern the electors of West Dorset in the years ahead.

Living Wage helps 300,000 out of low pay

The number of workers on low pay in the UK has fallen by more than 300,000 following the Conservatives’ introduction of the national living wage, a think tank says.

David Gauke Conference Speech

“In 2010, our economy faced a crisis. 
 
We were borrowing more than at any time in our peace time history.
Unemployment had risen by nearly 850,000 in the previous two years, we had just under 4 million workless households. 
 

Ruth Davidson: ‘Unite and fight’

Thank-you conference.
 
It’s great to be here in Manchester. Or as I call it, the Southern powerhouse.
 
I want to talk to you about the general election. In fact, I want to talk to you about two of them.
 
The first one - two years ago.