Richard Benyon pushes for a coordinated response to safety on the A34

Following the horrific accidents this summer on the A34 in West Berkshire, Richard Benyon met with neighbouring MPs, Ed Vaizey, MP for Didcot and Wantage, and Nicola Blackwood, MP for Oxford West and Abingdon, yesterday to coordinate their campaign for urgent action to improve safety on this stre

Richard Benyon welcomes new jobs figures showing a strong economy in Newbury

Richard Benyon, Member of Parliament for Newbury, has welcomed this month’s record-breaking employment figures showing that there are more people in work than ever before, with 320,000 more people in work across the South East.  Since 2010, there are over 2.7 million more people in work across th

Employment reaches a record high

Figures out today show the employment rate has reached a record high with 31.7 million people in work, while the unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest in over a decade.