Duncan challenges the Prime Minister to put our schools before tax cuts for the rich

Duncan challenges the Prime Minister to put our schools before tax cuts for the rich

At Prime Minister’s Questions, Duncan sought a commitment from David Cameron to protect education funding in the next Parliament, to ensure that cuts to Wiltshire schools’ budgets aren’t used to pay for Tory tax cuts for the richest.

PMQ on schools funding

Number of local Jobseekers has halved since 2010

Number of local Jobseekers has halved since 2010

New official figures show that the number of people out of work and claiming Jobseeker’s Allowance in the Chippenham constituency has more than halved since the General Election, from 1,502 in May 2010 to 744 in September.

Number of local Jobseekers has halved since 2010

WATCH: Duncan speaks about unlocking opportunity for everyone

WATCH: Duncan speaks about unlocking opportunity for everyone

Duncan spoke at Liberal Democrat Conference in Glasgow about the party’s policies for the General Election and the role Corsham Youth Council played in shaping one of them.

Opportunity for everyone speech

WATCH: Duncan speaks about widening political engagement

WATCH: Duncan speaks about widening political engagement

Duncan spoke in a debate about widening political engagement at Liberal Democrat Conference in Glasgow.

Duncan speaks about widening political engagement

About Duncan

Since 2010, Duncan Hames has been the Member of Parliament for the Chippenham constituency, which includes Bradford on Avon, Chippenham, Corsham, Melksham and surrounding villages. In addition to his responsibilities as a constituency MP, Duncan takes an active interest in renewable energy and ensuring that all children have access to a good education. Read more