Unemployment now the lowest since 1975

New figures out today show that unemployment is the lowest it has been since 1975 - and employment is at a record high.

Meanwhile Harborough, Oadby and Wigston is among the constituencies with the lowest unemployment rates in the whole country.

Neil O’Brien United Against Dementia

Earlier this week, new MP for Harborough, Oadby and Wigston Neil O’Brien, attended an Alzheimer’s Society event for parliamentarians to show his support to people suffering with dementia. There are 850,000 people living with dementia in the UK and it is the 21st Century’s biggest killer.

New MP raises War Memorial at Prime Minister’s Questions

New MP for Harborough, Oadby and Wigston Neil O’Brien has raised the campaign to save the war memorial at Market Harborough’s former cottage hospital at Prime Minister’s Questions.

Speaking during Prime Minister’s Questions today, Mr O’Brien said:   

Neil O’Brien supporting Armed Forces Week

Neil O’Brien, MP for Harborough, Oadby and Wigston, took part in a service in Market Harborough on Sunday, 25 June with other constituents to show his support for our Forces and to mark Armed Forces Week 2017.

Visit to Hindu temple

I'm campaigning to represent everyone here. In the last couple of days I've visited a mosque, two churches, a gurdwara and a Hindu temple used by people here. I've met lots of people, religious and not, all over the constituency.

Visit to Oadby Mosque

I and the team were up at Oadby mosque yesterday - meeting worshippers and the Imam, and later also local muslims from businesses here.

Working for good community relations

It was great to meet members of the Sikh community last Sunday at Gurdwara Shri Guru Harkrishan Sahib Ji.

Now, more than ever, it's important that we all work for good relations between all the different faiths here.