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We’re ready for a General Election

We’re holding a general election on 12 December – so we can elect a new Parliament, get Brexit done and let the country move on.

TALKING POINTS

Could fly-tipping be reduced if commercial waste disposal rates were reduced?

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Should we be investing more in our roadway maintenance or encouraging more environmental forms of transport?

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Should local authorities be doing more to prevent anti-social behaviour or should the police have harsher punishments?

See where we're hiring police officers in your area

The Home Office has today confirmed the officer recruitment targets for every police force in England and Wales for the first year of the unprecedented drive to increase their ranks by 20,000 over the next three years.

What Boris Johnson’s proposed Brexit deal means

As Boris Johnson has rightly said, we are coming out of the EU on October 31, come what may. MPs promised to respect the result of the referendum. More people voted to leave than have ever voted for any political party in any general election. Parliament has voted to trigger Article 50.

Our education policy is improving the nation’s skills

When Boris Johnson entered Number 10, one of his first acts was to get more money to our education system. That’s why we’re investing £14 billion in schools, including £5,000 for every secondary school pupil by next year and £4,000 for every primary school pupil by 2021-22.

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Should residents be offered incentives to recycle?

We’re ending low pay in work

People’s hard work and talents should be rewarded fairly. That has long been a key principle of Conservative government.We have made huge strides in the last few.