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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.

The Prime Minister’s Welcome to Conference

At Conservative Party Conference on Sunday, Boris Johnson spoke to Party Conference about his vision for Britain. We will get Brexit done, so we can deliver on the people's priorities: our NHS, schools, and our police.

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.

8 fantastic fringe events at Conservative Party Conference

Conservative Party Conference is a fantastic event every year. However, when there are so many events taking place, it can be overwhelming for new attendees.So we’ve put together this guide to some of the great fringe events going on during Conservative Party Conference 2019.

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.

We’re bringing shipbuilding back to the UK

The Prime Minister announced that new warships for the Royal Navy will be built in the UK.This will secure thousands of jobs for people at British shipyards and ensure that the United Kingdom is a global, outward-looking nation as we leave the EU.

Road Repairs

Conservative Councillors promised £40 million to road repairs over the next three years. So far, we have seen a number of roads in our Constituency benefit from this fund, including North Street, Hornchurch, Great Nelmes Chase, Emerson Park and Station Road, Upminster amongst many others. 

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.

Julia Lopez MP: Campaign for a lift at Platform 6

Our local MP Julia Lopez is continuing in her campaign to get a lift installed on Platform 6 at Upminster Station. Please help her to achieve this by signing the online petition here.