Westminster News

Budget - brief on Budget 2018


Today the Chancellor reports that the hard work of the British people is paying off: our careful fiscal management and solid economic recovery means that austerity is coming to an end. 

New law - better protection for our emergency services

The Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Act 2018 became law on 13th September 2018.

This Act provides greater protection for our emergency services by making assaulting any emergency worker carrying out their duty a statutory aggravating factor in the eyes of the law.

Announcement - The Serious Violence Strategy

Today, the Home Secretary Amber Rudd, will launch the Serious Violence Strategy setting out a multi-million pound commitment to steer young people away from crime and tackling violent drug-dealing gangs, building a more caring society.