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400,000 new affordable homes by the end of the decade

We will deliver the biggest housebuilding programme by any government since the 1970s with a doubling of the housing budget to over £2 billion a year.Our bold plan to back families who aspire to buy their own home will deliver 400,000 new affordable homes by the end of the decade.

Providing 600,000 new school places

We will see a real terms protection of schools budget.

We will maintain funding for free infant school meals, protect rates for the pupil premium, and increase the cash in the dedicated schools grant.

The largest ever investment in free childcare

We will deliver the largest ever investment in free childcare so working families get the help they need.From 2017, we will fund 30 hours of free childcare for working families with 3 and 4 year olds.

More young people getting the skills they need

The percentage of young people not in education, employment or training has fallen, once again, to its lowest level ever. This means that more young people are getting the skills they need to succeed and get on in life, with the opportunity to earn or learn.

Moving further towards the goal of full employment

At 73.7% our employment rate has never been higher. We are moving further towards the goal of full employment that we set out in our manifesto.

Every person who gets a job is another person in our country with the security of a regular pay and the stability that comes with work.

The highest employment rate since records began

New employment statistics show that unemployment has fallen and pay packets are rising – meaning greater economic security for working people.

It is great news that Britain’s economic plan continues to create jobs and increase pay.

Labour's plan for Britain...in their own words

Labour are now a serious threat to Britain's economic security - with a plan that includes higher taxes on working people, printing money and spending even more than last time.SHARE this video to let friends know.

OFFICIAL: Labour will scrap the benefit cap

Today, Labour's leader committed Labour ‘to remove the whole idea of the benefit cap altogether’.Please SHARE this graphic to let everyone know that while the Conservatives have capped benefits so that it always pays to work, Labour would scrap the benefit cap altogether.