On Tuesday this week, MPs voted on a new eligibility criteria for free school meals. Under new regulations, the Government estimates that by 2022 around 50,000 more children will benefit from a free school meal, compared to the previous benefits system.
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 4,647,000 people are in work in South East – an increase of 455,000 since the Conservatives came into Government.
Richard Benyon was delighted to hear that the Royal Berkshire Hospital has been rated ‘Outstanding’ after its latest Care Quality Commission inspection and the Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust has been rated as ‘Good’ overall.
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