Hugo holds Cranbrook briefing meeting

On 4 July 2014, Hugo visited the E.ON Energy Centre in Cranbrook to meet with E.ON representatives along with the Minster for Cranbrook, Rev Mark Gilborson.

Youth Unemployment

Express & EchoEd Milliband has been playing catch up by setting out his plans for cuts to the Welfare budget ending out-of-work benefits for roughly 100,000 18-to-21-year-olds and replacing them with a less costly means-tested payment dependent on training. Miliband's move reflects recognition of anger among some voters that some people are getting "something for nothing" out of the welfare system.

Iraq and Iran

Exmouth JournalThis month the Prime Minister chaired a meeting of the National Security Council - which I attended - focusing on the grave situation in Iraq and the impact of the conflict on domestic security here in Britain.

Extremism in Schools

Exmouth JournalThe findings of Ofsted's three-month inquiry into Birmingham's schools made shocking reading. At Oldknow Academy, a primary school, trips to churches, Sikh gurdwaras, and synagogues were all phased, out, while the school's Christmas celebrations were cancelled.