Archive | May, 2008

Flexible working boost for parents in Hull West and Hessle

20. May 2008

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I know that one of the biggest issues facing parents in Hull West and Hessle is how to balance work and family life. That’s why I was so pleased this week to hear the Government announce that it will introduce new rights on flexible working for parents who have children up to the age of [...]

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A fairer more prosperous Britain

20. May 2008

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On Wednesday the Prime Minister set out teh Government’s draft programme for the laws it intends to introduce in the next parliamentary session. The draft programme outlines a series of proposals to help build a more prosperous and fairer Britain – our central purpose. They include: More help for first-time buyers struggling to get a [...]

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Chancellor announces 22 million people to benefit by £120

20. May 2008

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I was pleased to hear the Chancellor’s announcement earlier this week of proposals that will help those who have been affected by the withdrawal of the 10p starting rate. It proves that the Government is listening and responding to the concerns of people in areas such as Hull West and Hessle. The proposals announced by [...]

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