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See where we're hiring police officers in your area

The Home Office has today confirmed the officer recruitment targets for every police force in England and Wales for the first year of the unprecedented drive to increase their ranks by 20,000 over the next three years.

Out and about with Michael Gove

Talking to Michael Gove MP about his role in Parliament, problems with Housing Associations, Inconsiderate and Antisocial Parking, Houses of Multiple Occupation (HMOs), Frimley Green Traffic Lights and Brexit.

What Boris Johnson’s proposed Brexit deal means

As Boris Johnson has rightly said, we are coming out of the EU on October 31, come what may. MPs promised to respect the result of the referendum. More people voted to leave than have ever voted for any political party in any general election. Parliament has voted to trigger Article 50.

Our education policy is improving the nation’s skills

When Boris Johnson entered Number 10, one of his first acts was to get more money to our education system. That’s why we’re investing £14 billion in schools, including £5,000 for every secondary school pupil by next year and £4,000 for every primary school pupil by 2021-22.

Update from South Western Railway

Michael Gove has received the following email from Andy Mellors, Managing Director of South Western Railway, regarding the rail services between Reading and Ascot (via Camberley and Ascot) and London Waterloo:

Tesco no longer plans to open controversial store in Lightwater

Michael Gove, MP for Surrey Heath, was informed last Thursday that Tesco no longer plans to open a new Express store in Lightwater.

Tesco had originally applied in 2010 to build a store on the Guildford Road site, a plan which was met with much opposition from local residents.