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Theresa May Florence Speech

It’s good to be here in this great city of Florence today at a critical time in the evolution of the relationship between the United Kingdom and the European Union.

Self-Driving Lorries

Today, the Transport Secretary will announce that platoons of self-driving lorries will be trialed on England’s motorways to improve vehicle efficiency and reduce emissions.

Penshurst, Fordcombe & Chiddingstone by-election

Splendid success at holding Penshurst, Fordcombe & Chiddingstone Ward at yesterday's by-election. The result is as follows:

 

Sue Coleman (Conservative Party) - 438

Richard Streatfeild (Liberal Democrat) - 253

Annettee Webb (Labour Party) - 54

Unemployment: The Facts

Since 2010 unemployment has fallen by 3.5% and is now at its lowest level since 1975.

Boost to Schools Funding

The Education Secretary, Justine Greening, has announced an extra £1.3 billion boost to core schools funding.

Investing in technical education

Our young people deserve the best possible start in life. That’s why we are investing £65 million in technical education -  £15 million to ensure we have the colleges and teachers needed to deliver the new T-Levels, and £50 million from April 2018 to fund high quality work placements.