Prime Minister's statement on yesterday's attack on Manchester

The Prime Minister has made the following statement in Downing Street:

‘I have just chaired a meeting of the Government’s emergency committee Cobr, where we discussed the details of – and the response to – the appalling events in Manchester last night.

Trevelyan welcomes Conservative manifesto

Anne-Marie Trevelyan has welcomed new measures, set out in the Conservative Party's election manifesto, to increase schools funding and create a better funding deal for rural schools.

Election blog - Day 8

On the election trail : Day 8 - H is for happiness holidaying on Holy Island

Election blog Day 7

On the Election Trail. Day 7: G is for garlic and glorious Glendale gardens