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Conservatives oust Labour in Prudhoe

Labour have been wiped out in Tynedale in the Northumberland County Council Elections.

The party lost both its seats in Prudhoe, as the Conservatives gained ground. The Conservatives also took the Bywell seat for the first time.

Unemployment: The Facts

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

Extra funding for Northumberland schools

Great news for schools across Tynedale and Ponteland, as the Education Secretary, Justine Greening, has announced an extra £1.3bn per year in funding to schools in England.

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.

Investing in Britain's Infrastructure

This Conservative Government is taking the big decisions on Britain’s transport future. We are investing £6.1 billion in road improvements, which will better link people with their jobs, friends and family.

Confidence and Supply Agreement

Prime Minister Theresa May said:
A Confidence and Supply Agreement has been made between the Conservative & Unionist Party and the Democratic Unionist Party.

The Queen's Speech

This Queen’s Speech is about recognising and grasping the opportunities that lie ahead for the United Kingdom as we leave the European Union.