National Living Wage Rise To Benefit MK Workers

Workers in Milton Keynes are set for a well-earned pay rise in April as the National Living Wage increases to £8.72 an hour.

The increase means that since the Conservatives came into power in 2010 the average income after tax will have risen by over £5,260 for the lowest paid workers.

Milton Keynes MPs To Request A Forensic Focus On Knife Crime

City MPs Iain Stewart and Ben Everitt have joined with local Conservative Councillors to call on a more concentrated focus from Thames Valley Police on the rise in knife crime in Milton Keynes.

The move comes following a fatal stabbing over the Christmas period in Oxley Park.

Ben Everitt elected in Milton Keynes North

Ben Everitt has been elected as the new Conservative MP for Milton Keynes North.

Ben said, "I'm honoured the people of MK North put their trust in me to be their representative in Parliament.

"I have huge shoes to fill in Mark Lancaster, who's been a great MP for so many years.