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Councillor John Taylor Calls for Clampdown on Dangerous Driving

Conservative Councillor John Taylor who represents West Wardle & Littleborough and served with Greater Manchester Police for three decades is calling for a clampdown on dangerous driving on Rochdale’s roads.  He says there has been a ‘shift in attitude’ among motorists that urgently needs to be addressed.

Youth unemployment has halved since 2010

Youth unemployment has halved since 2010; real wages for workers have grown for the seventh consecutive month; overall unemployment is at its lowest since 1975.

We're freezing fuel duty for the ninth year in a row

We're freezing fuel duty for the ninth year in a row, cutting tax and making the UK a country of opportunity for all. So that no matter where you come from or what your circumstances, if you work hard and play by the rules, you will be fairly rewarded.

More high-quality apprenticeships

We want to help businesses train the workers of the future as well as giving older workers the skills they need in a changing economy. We’re doubling funding for apprenticeships to £2.45 billion by 2019-20.