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English Votes for English Laws: Delivered

In our manifesto, we committed to English Votes for English Laws – and we’ve now delivered it.The Housing Bill was the first piece of legislation to be subject to the new system.It wasn’t fair that Scottish MPs could have a decisive say on laws that only affect people who live in England.

We're helping first-time buyers own their own home

With the Government’s new Help to Buy: ISA thousands more people will be given the opportunity to own their own home.

Since Labour’s financial crisis first-time buyers who are doing the right thing have struggled to save for a home of their own.

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.