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Theresa May Florence Speech

It’s good to be here in this great city of Florence today at a critical time in the evolution of the relationship between the United Kingdom and the European Union.

5520 apprenticeships created in Thirsk and Malton

Since May 2010 we have been committed to delivering over 3 million new apprenticeships. This government wants to enable everyone to go as far as their talents will take them, and are committed to helping young people get into work and support themselves.

Self-Driving Lorries

Today, the Transport Secretary will announce that platoons of self-driving lorries will be trialed on England’s motorways to improve vehicle efficiency and reduce emissions.

Unemployment: The Facts

Since 2010 unemployment has fallen by 3.5% and is now at its lowest level since 1975.

Boost to Schools Funding

The Education Secretary, Justine Greening, has announced an extra £1.3 billion boost to core schools funding.

Investing in technical education

Our young people deserve the best possible start in life. That’s why we are investing £65 million in technical education -  £15 million to ensure we have the colleges and teachers needed to deliver the new T-Levels, and £50 million from April 2018 to fund high quality work placements.

Investing in Britain's Infrastructure

This Conservative Government is taking the big decisions on Britain’s transport future. We are investing £6.1 billion in road improvements, which will better link people with their jobs, friends and family.

New appointment for Kevin Hollinrake MP

Thirsk and Malton MP, Kevin Hollinrake, has today announced that he has been appointed Parliamentary Private Secretary (PPS) to the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, The Rt Hon Michael Gove MP.