27 FEB 2015

Dover Jobs Fair

It was great to organise a my third Jobs Fair at Dover Town Hall. The fair ran for five hours and aimed to bring together talented jobseekers, and those wanting a change of career, with local employers. Dover is full of talented, aspirational people trying to get on the jobs ladder. Since 2010, unemployment is down 35% - I will keep fighting to get that figure down further. Getting more jobs and money to our corner of Kent is my passion. I am a big believer in...

26 FEB 2015

Burlington House CPO

Knocking down Burlington House is one of my key priorities. It's demolition will fire the starting gun for the renewal of Dover town centre. Since I was elected in 2010, I have worked tirelessly with the Council and the Government to get the go ahead for the demolition. The Compulsory Purchase Order (CPO) for Burlington House has now been confirmed by the government. This is fantastic news and truly is a day of days in the history of Dover. We have waited for 10...

26 FEB 2015

Backing Dover Business with Europe Minister

It was great to welcome Europe Minister David Lidington, to Dover on Thursday to drum up support for local businesses. We attended a business lunch on Dover High Street to discuss action to support local businesses. Top of the agenda were businesses taxes, boosting exports and how the Government can support lending to growing firms. We then visited CMS employment agency on Dover's Market Square to discuss job opportunities in the local area. CMS recently received...

Charlie's long standing campaign for Human Rights Reform is now being taken up by the Conservatives. Here Charlie makes the case for reform on the Daily Politics.

From Twitter