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We’re giving police officers Tasers to combat assault

Senseless violence has blighted our streets for far too long.Over recent weeks, we have seen police officers attacked while simply doing their jobs. And tragically, one police officer was killed in the line of duty.

Conservative Party Conference 2019: Everything you need to know

Now that Conservative Party Conference is upon us, we have put together everything you need to know. From the key events and who is attending to where you can watch what’s going on, read below for a comprehensive guide to everything you need to know.

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.

Welcoming Tom Tugendhat to beautiful Yalding

On a beautiful summer evening, we were delighted to welcome Tom Tugendhat, MP for Tonbridge and Malling to Maidstone and the Weald for an evening of debate by the riverside. It was a fantastic evening, discussing Conservative values, policy and ideas around social mobility.

Education Minister visits Maidstone

We were pleased to welcome the Secretary of State for Education, Damian Hinds MP, to Maidstone on Thursday 7th May.  He spent time touring a local school, as well as meeting with activists and candidates for the upcoming local Borough Council elections.  

MWCA welcomes James Brokenshire

It was wonderful to welcome James Brokenshire MP to Maidstone and the Weald on Friday 14th December.  An evening reception, hosted by Helen Grant MP, at the wonderful venue of Smiths Hall, was attended by many members and supporters.

MWCA at the Conservative Party Conference

There was a good turnout from MWCA at the recent Conservative Party Conference.  We were thrilled our very own hard working Chairman was recognised for her achievements by none other than the Prime Minister, the Rt. Hon Theresa May, MP.