National News

The Prime Minister’s Welcome to Conference

At Conservative Party Conference on Sunday, Boris Johnson spoke to Party Conference about his vision for Britain. We will get Brexit done, so we can deliver on the people's priorities: our NHS, schools, and our police.

6 things to know about our huge hospital building programme

We want to make sure that the NHS is delivering for patients across England. So at the beginning of Conservative Party Conference, Health Secretary Matt Hancock has launched the biggest hospital building programme in a generation to provide the vital care people need.

UK economic growth continues – record numbers are in full time work

New figures show that the UK economy continues to grow and wages continue to rise. With more people in full-time jobs than ever before, more people have the security of a regular wage. And with wages still growing faster than prices, people have more money in their pockets.

Building an economy that works for everyone

Today’s employment statistics show that with 31.77 million people in work, employment remains at a record high of 74.5%, while unemployment stands at 4.9%.