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See where we're hiring police officers in your area

The Home Office has today confirmed the officer recruitment targets for every police force in England and Wales for the first year of the unprecedented drive to increase their ranks by 20,000 over the next three years.

Our education policy is improving the nation’s skills

When Boris Johnson entered Number 10, one of his first acts was to get more money to our education system. That’s why we’re investing £14 billion in schools, including £5,000 for every secondary school pupil by next year and £4,000 for every primary school pupil by 2021-22.

What Boris Johnson’s proposed Brexit deal means

As Boris Johnson has rightly said, we are coming out of the EU on October 31, come what may. MPs promised to respect the result of the referendum. More people voted to leave than have ever voted for any political party in any general election. Parliament has voted to trigger Article 50.

We’re ending low pay in work

People’s hard work and talents should be rewarded fairly. That has long been a key principle of Conservative government.We have made huge strides in the last few.

Education Secretary Visits Blackburn

The Education Secretary, Gavin Williamson, has visited a Blackburn school, along with Darwen MP Jake Berry, in the wake of the government's announcement of a £14bn cash boost for the education system, including an extra £700m for special educational needs.

Boris Fulfils Pledge With Cash Boost for Darwen

Darwen is to receive £25m in government funding as part of a scheme to regenerate towns with a proud industrial and economic heritage that have seen their traditional industries decline.

Mill Hill Rat Infestation

Mill Hill has become infested by rats, according to an article in the Lancashire Evening Telegraph. The infestation was exposed by local landlord, Martin Kerry, whose tenants in 2 separate properties on Watson Street and Stephen Street reported a rat problem.