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Living within our means

To protect our economic security, we are taking the difficult decisions to live within our means and bring our debts down.

Protecting our national security

To protect our national security, we are defending our country’s interests abroad and keeping our citizens safe at home.There will be no cuts in the police budget with real terms protection for police funding and we will deliver on our commitment to spend 2 per cent of our national income on defe

Delivering a stronger NHS for you and your family

We are going to fund, in full, the Five Year Forward View that the NHS itself put forward as the plan for its future with the first £6 billion delivered up-front next year.SHARE this post to let friends know.

400,000 new affordable homes by the end of the decade

We will deliver the biggest housebuilding programme by any government since the 1970s with a doubling of the housing budget to over £2 billion a year.Our bold plan to back families who aspire to buy their own home will deliver 400,000 new affordable homes by the end of the decade.

Providing 600,000 new school places

We will see a real terms protection of schools budget.

We will maintain funding for free infant school meals, protect rates for the pupil premium, and increase the cash in the dedicated schools grant.

The largest ever investment in free childcare

We will deliver the largest ever investment in free childcare so working families get the help they need.From 2017, we will fund 30 hours of free childcare for working families with 3 and 4 year olds.

More young people getting the skills they need

The percentage of young people not in education, employment or training has fallen, once again, to its lowest level ever. This means that more young people are getting the skills they need to succeed and get on in life, with the opportunity to earn or learn.

Moving further towards the goal of full employment

At 73.7% our employment rate has never been higher. We are moving further towards the goal of full employment that we set out in our manifesto.

Every person who gets a job is another person in our country with the security of a regular pay and the stability that comes with work.

The highest employment rate since records began

New employment statistics show that unemployment has fallen and pay packets are rising – meaning greater economic security for working people.

It is great news that Britain’s economic plan continues to create jobs and increase pay.