Our plan for jobs is about supporting people to find the jobs that are out there, creating new jobs through investing in our infrastructure and housing, and finally protecting jobs by revitalising the hard-hit sectors upon which many jobs depend.
It has recently transpired that the Council leadership has given away nomination rights (where St Albans Council allocate tenants) to social housing that is due to be built in the District close to Hemel Hempstead.
The Conservatives are today putting forward proposals to revive and support our local visitor economy, an economy that has been hit so hard during the lockdown. It is crucial for the long term wellbeing of St Albans that we do everything possible to restore vitality to our cathedral city.
The government continues to support business and individuals through the coronavirus crisis. So far over £21m has been distributed in grants to over 1,400 businesses in the District, helping them to bridge the gap until normal trading can resume.