Conservatives welcome meeting between Cypriot leaders

Theresa Villiers, Conservative parliamentary candidate for Chipping Barnet has welcomed the news that President Anastasiades and the newly elected Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinzi will meet on Saturday. 

Cutting crime in Barnet

Theresa Villiers, Conservative candidate for Chipping Barnet, has written the following article in response to queries from voters in Chipping Barnet about cutting crime.

Conservative Manifesto offers help for working people

Theresa Villiers has welcomed the help for hard working people set out in the Conservative Manifesto this week. After attending the launch of the manifesto in Swindon, Theresa Villiers said “Help for people who work hard and do the right thing is a top priority for the Conservatives. Our manifesto confirms that under a majority Conservative Government, there would be no increase in rates of VAT, income tax or National Insurance.”

21 million households better off because of the Conservative long term economic plan

Theresa Villiers, Conservative candidate for Chipping Barnet, has welcomed the news that millions of households will be better off as a result of tax and benefit changes coming into effect today. Commenting on these changes, Theresa said:“Many of the Conservatives’ new tax and benefit changes come into effect from today – including raising the income tax personal allowance to £10,600. These are measures which reward work and encourage saving as part of our clear, balanced, long-term economic plan which is delivering greater financial security for families.”

More good news on the economy

Commenting on recent positive economic news published by the independent Office for National Statistics, Theresa Villiers, Conservative Parliamentary Candidate for Chipping Barnet said: “This week we had a hat-trick of good news about the British economy: our economy grew more than previously thought, consumer confidence is at its highest levels of 12 years and living standards are higher than in 2010.”

Update on the campaign to reopen East Barnet Health Centre

Theresa Villiers, Conservative Parliamentary candidate for Chipping Barnet, has been supporting the campaign to re-open East Barnet Health Centre (EBHC). It was closed for asbestos removal last spring and was expected to re-open after a few weeks. When the asbestos problem turned out to be more serious than expected, the closure dragged on. 

Start Up loans from government boost Barnet business

Theresa Villiers, MP for Chipping Barnet, recently met up with a young entrepreneur, Styliana Vasili, to hear about how she successfully launched her own business with the help of the Government funded scheme, Start Up loans. The meeting took place at Theresa’s constituency office in Barnet High Street, along with representatives of the Start Up Loans Company who run the scheme for the Government.

Theresa Villiers condemns funding for CAGE

Theresa Villiers, MP for Chipping Barnet, has made a formal complaint to the Charities Commission about the charities who fund the campaign group, CAGE. The group hit the headlines after they praised the individual alleged to be the ISIL terrorist known as ‘Jihadi John’.

Funding Success for Cromer Road Primary School

Theresa Villiers, MP for Chipping Barnet has today welcomed news that the Cromer Road Primary School has been awarded Government funding to renovate and rebuild the school.

Villiers supports Tamil community at event for All Party Parliamentary Group on Tamils

Theresa Villiers was present for the first ever Annual Dinner for the All Party Parliamentary Group on Tamils and the British Tamil Forum. Theresa is a strong supporter of efforts to achieve justice for the Tamil people. Many other Conservatives were there to support the British Tamil community including Lee Scott MP, Bob Blackman MP, Robert Halfon MP, Nick de Bois MP, Gavin Barwell MP, Chris Grayling MP, Roger Evans AM, and Charles Tannock MEP. Nick de Bois read a statement by Prime Minister David Cameron and Chris Grayling, Secretary of State for Justice, gave a speech supporting the Tamil community.