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Record numbers studying most valued subjects

Ranil Jayawardena has welcomed the news that more students in North East Hampshire are studying the core academic subjects, which will help them to get the best start in life.  

Long-term economic plan bringing security to local families

Ranil Jayawardena has welcomed new figures showing 390 fewer people in North East Hampshire are now claiming Jobseeker’s Allowance since 2010 – a 58 per cent drop. This means more people bringing home a regular pay packet – with the self-respect and sense of security that a good job brings.

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%.

Start-up loans creating jobs and growth

Ranil Jayawardena has welcomed new figures that show the Government’s Start-Up Loans Scheme has helped 17 people in North East Hampshire set up their own business – helping to provide growth and jobs for hardworking families across Britain.

Labour haven't learned their lesson

Ranil Jayawardena has warned that Ed Miliband’s Labour Party would put at risk all the hard work to turn the economy around in North East Hampshire, after new research was published showing Ed Miliband’s Party would borrow £20.7 billion more in 2015/16 – £1,200 for every working household in North East Hampshire.

Record funding for roads

Ranil Jayawardena has welcomed the announcement of £26.8 million of new funding across Hampshire – which will mean more money to tackle potholes and improve roads in North East Hampshire.

Falling unemployment for local families

Ranil Jayawardena has welcomed new figures showing 429 fewer people in North East Hampshire claiming Jobseeker’s Allowance compared to 2010 – a 59 per cent fall. 

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.