Westminster News

Record Breaking Employment Figures Mean Boost for Workers and Families

Figures out today show that unemployment is at the lowest rate since 1975 and over three million more people are in work since 2010. This means 2,226,000 people are in work in the East Midlands – an increase of 126,000 since the Conservatives came into Government.

Sir Edward Requests That Gainsborough’s NatWest Bank Branch Remains Open

Sir Edward Leigh, the veteran Member of Parliament for Gainsborough, has written to the Chairman of the National Westminster Bank plc., Sir Howard Davis, to urge the bank, in the strongest possible terms, to reconsider its decision to close the branch in Gainsborough’s Market Place.

Sir Edward Leigh MP Urges Households to ‘Keep a Step Ahead of Winter’

New research from British Gas has highlighted that having no heating or hot water would be the number one disaster for households this winter. Even so, many people throughout the Sir Edward Leigh's Gainsborough constituency could still take action to ensure their homes are winter-ready.