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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.

Unemployment at lowest level since 1975

Figures just released show that jobless numbers are lower than at any point since 1975. 3 million more people are in employment nationally than when the Conservatives took control of the economy in 2010.

HMS Price of Wales Named by Duchess of Rothesay

In her role as Minister for Defence Procurement, Harriett Baldwin enjoyed a front row seat for the ceremonial naming of the Royal Navy's latest Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft carrier. The ceremony took place at Rosyth Naval Dockyard. The £3bn ship is planned for active service in 2020.

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.

Confidence and Supply Agreement

Prime Minister Theresa May said:
A Confidence and Supply Agreement has been made between the Conservative & Unionist Party and the Democratic Unionist Party.