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Lancashire's better off with the Conservatives

Council Taxpayers in Lancashire are better off with a Conservative-run County Hall.  That was the message to voters in Ormskirk West Division on Saturday as North West MEP, Jacqueline Foster, campaigned with County Councillor Rob Bailey and his team.

Government announces £2bn for aerospace

A massive £2 billion has been announced for the aerospace sector today - the money, which is being invested over a seven-year period, will be used to create a UK Aerospace Technology Institute. It is estimated it will, in the long term, secure up to 115,000 jobs in the aerospace industry and its supply chain. 

Congratulations to University of Manchester

A 'wonder material' first developed in the North West of England has been recognised with the largest financial prize ever awarded for research excellence.

Conservatives win Wirral by-elections

In the North West's first council by elections of 2013, Conservatives held Heswall (Wirral South) and gained Leasowe & Moreton East (Wallasey).

5,000 new jobs to be created as Port of Liverpool expands

A £300m plan to build a new container terminal at the Port of Liverpool is set to go ahead, leading to the creation of around 5,000 new jobs. The largest container ships in the world could return to the River Mersey according to developers, Peel Ports, as a result of the Liverpool2 deep-water terminal.

North MEP campaigns in Kendal

In the latest stage of the Conservative Campaign for Police & Crime Commissioners, North West MEP, Jacqueline Foster, met with Richard Rhodes, candidate in Cumbria and met shoppers in Kendal.

North West MEP backs Britain's 'Energy Coast'

Representatives of Britain's Energy Coast in West Cumbria have met with North West Conservative MEP Jacqueline Foster to discuss development of the local economy.

NW MEP backs John Dwyer in Cheshire election

John Dwyer has today been meeting shoppings in Macclesfield, alongside local MP David Rutley and MEP Jacqueline Foster.  John is campaigning to become the first-ever Police & Crime Commissioner for Cheshire in the elections on November 5th.

Foster backs export growth as local firm expands

An 'open day' for a leading discount wholesaler of household, toiletries and paper products has been hailed as a great success, by North West Conservative MEP, Jacqueline Foster.