Growing our economy

Our Plan:

We will grow Wirral's economy by reducing taxes on jobs and helping more people to get the skills they need or to start their own businesses. We will help the lowest paid by raising the National Living Wage.

So far, we have:

  • Reduced the number of people in Wirral with no qualifications - from 34,000 under Labour to 18,000 people now.
  • Helped more than 4,000 Wirral residents come off benefits and move into work
  • Supported the creation of 1,800 new businesses in the Borough since 2010
  • Created the Wirral Enterprise Zone to encourage more new jobs and skills

Nationally, Conservatives have:

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Unemployment in Wallasey and Moreton down again

Earlier today, the Office for National Statistics announced that unemployment has fallen to a new low.  Here in Wallasey, there are 2,260 people out of work and claiming benefits, compared to 2,968 when Labour left office in 2010.

Will you be better off in April?

When the new tax year starts in April, changes in the tax system will put more money in the pockets of Wirral residents and help people keep more of your wages.

1,800 more businesses in Wirral since 2010

The latest report from the independent Office of National Statistics has revealed that there are 1,800 more businesses in Wirral than in 2010.  That means more people in work, more apprenticeships and training and more Business Rates income for the Wirral Council.

Supporting Wirral's Hackney drivers

Wirral's Licensing Committee has tonight backed calls from Unite the Union and the Borough's Conservative Councillors to retain the cap on the number of Hackney's licensed to operate.

Another new business opens in Moreton

The latest business to open in Moreton was welcomed to the town by the three local Conservative Councillors last week.

Wirral Cosy Rooms is owned by Dave, Scott and Ian and has opened a store on Hoylake Road.