Elmbridge Young Persons Awards

Last Friday, I presented the awards at the annual Elmbridge Young Persons Awards. The ceremony pays tribute to youngsters across the borough, who have demonstrated courage in adversity, proved exceptional carers in their families, and raised money for charity. Organised by Surrey Police Volunteers, led by Lynn Hunt, the awards recognise the inspirational character and achievement […]

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Local Unemployment at Lowest Level for 9 Years

The monthly unemployment figures published by the Office for National Statistics this week, yet again, showed a welcome fall in national unemployment. The unemployment rate is at its lowest since mid-2008, with more people in work than ever before and average earnings rising by a healthy 3%. It was particularly encouraging to see a sharp […]

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