Bim Afolami Welcomes Latest Fall in Unemployment

Bim Afolami, Conservative Parliamentary Candidate for Lewisham Deptford, has welcomed new figures from the Office of National Statistics showing a drop of 29.9% in the number of people claiming Job Seekers Allowance in the constituency. The figures also a show a drop of 38% in the number of young people on JSA over the last 12 months.

"We want our money back" say residents

Conservative candidate in the Whitefoot by-election Simon Nundy is challenging Labour to explain the current level of Council debt following revelations that 80p out of every £1 of Council Tax went on debt repayments in 2011/12.