Westminster News

Our action plan to tackle crime

Ranil Jayawardena has welcomed news that crime is falling. Latest figures from the independent Office for National Statistics show that since 2010 recorded crime in Hampshire has fallen by 26%.

Helping hardworking people into homes

Ranil Jayawardena has welcomed new figures showing that the Conservatives’ Help to Buy scheme is helping families to achieve their dream of buying their own home.

Benefit cap is fixing welfare

Ranil Jayawardena has welcomed new figures showing that the benefit cap is supporting people off benefits and into work, ending cycles of welfare dependency. 

Better mobile phone signal

Ranil Jayawardena has welcomed new steps being taken by the government to improve mobile coverage and end ‘partial not-spots’.

Taxpayers shown where money goes

Ranil Jayawardena has welcomed the announcement that from yesterday over 24 million hardworking taxpayers will start to receive a new, personal Annual Tax Summary. 

Good news for commuters

Ranil Jayawardena and James Arbuthnot MP were delighted with the Chancellor's announcement that no regulated rail fares will rise by more than inflation in 2015. 

Making the case for Hart

Ranil Jayawardena and James Arbuthnot MP met with the Planning Minister, Brandon Lewis MP, last week to highlight the issues facing Hart District in the production of its Local Plan.

More jobs for local people

Ranil Jayawardena has urged local businesses to apply for Round 6 of the Regional Growth Fund, which has opened for bids for a share of the £200 million available, to help them grow and create jobs.