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Bournemouth West MP welcomes historic fall in unemployment

Recently released figures from the independent Office for National Statistics show that Britain saw its largest annual decline in national unemployment figures in recorded history this year, with unemployment falling below 2 million for the first time since Labour’s Great Recession. 

Tackling prostate cancer inequalities

Conor Burns, Member of Parliament for Bournemouth West, has pledged to help eradicate the inequalities men with prostate cancer face after speaking with campaigners at the Conservative Party conference in Birmingham last month.

Bournemouth West MP welcomes fall in ‘NEETs’

Bournemouth West MP Conor Burns has today welcomed new figures showing that 5000 fewer young people in the South West are not in employment, education or training (NEET) - a 6.3 per cent decrease since the election.

Bournemouth West MP welcomes continued fall in unemployment

Bournemouth West MP Conor Burns has today welcomed figures released by the independent Office of National Statistics (ONS) that show unemployment in the UK at a six-year low, and that the number of claimants in Bournemouth West has almost halved since May 2010.

Bournemouth West MP welcomes Kinson Primary Coders to Parliament

Earlier this month Bournemouth West MP Conor Burns was pleased to welcome three Kinson Primary School pupils and their teachers to Westminster. The pupils, all girls, had come to Parliament at the invitation of PICTFOR, the Parliamentary Internet, Communications and Technology Forum to demonstrate to MPs their computer coding skills at an event called ‘Girls Get Coding’.