Pay rise for workers and 'empowering' police to carry Tasers: What you might have missed at Tory conference

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Find out the raft of new policies that were unveiled at the ConservativePartyConference2019

Treasury sources said the move would mean four million workers are £4,000 per year better off compared to the current position.

Boris Johnson declared the government was embarking on"the biggest hospital building programme in a generation" which would"transform" the NHS for patients and staff.The prime minister said the government would be spending £13bn on what officials described as"new" hospitals, either with entirely new buildings or gutting existing structures to create state-of-the-art facilities.

A £70m pot of funding for 12 pilot areas to revamp their local mental health services was announced on the first day of the conference. He said the UK has a"proud history of scientific discovery", but"too often we let another country commercialise this discovery.Funding for UK firms developing life-saving treatments for diseases like cancer was announced

He said of the plan:"To place visa bans and asset freezes on those individuals deemed responsible for serious human rights abuses, like torture."Homeowners who want to extend and small developers building new properties could benefit from moves to cut red tape announced at the conference. Under the programme, disadvantaged young people will get extra support in their efforts to find work, including job apps to give them personalised skills support.An expansion of technical education in England was announced at the conference, with up to £120m put into new specialist institutes.

 

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You mean lies? Right?

Taser safety issues. Tasers can cause cardiac arrhythmia in healthy subjects. Subjects with elevated heart rates associated with drug use and extreme exertion are especially likely to suffer from cardiac arrest and, if not treated immediately, sudden death.

They are not new. They have been spouting this twaddle since the Leave Campaign trail...just a bit of recycling!!!

Spaffing more money up the wall looking after kids, rape victims and disabled people ay BorisJohnson 💷

Why didn't Conservatives implement these policies in 2010? Could've saved a few hundred thousand lives instead of tax breaks for mates, the lying b'stards... GTTO ConservativeConference2019 ConservativePartyConference JC4PM JC4PM2019

Truly dreadful. A manifesto for yesteryear.

Keep killing off the poor and disabled is top priority for tories

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