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Conservatives welcome meeting between Cypriot leaders

Theresa Villiers, Conservative parliamentary candidate for Chipping Barnet has welcomed the news that President Anastasiades and the newly elected Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinzi will meet on Saturday. 

Making cycling safer

Improving cycling safety is an important priority for Theresa Villiers, the Conservative candidate for Chipping Barnet. She has written the following article setting out Conservative ideas on how to promote cycling and make it safer.

Conservative Manifesto offers help for working people

Theresa Villiers has welcomed the help for hard working people set out in the Conservative Manifesto this week. After attending the launch of the manifesto in Swindon, Theresa Villiers said “Help for people who work hard and do the right thing is a top priority for the Conservatives. Our manifesto confirms that under a majority Conservative Government, there would be no increase in rates of VAT, income tax or National Insurance.”

Villiers honoured by Cypriot community

On the eve of the launch of the Conservative manifesto, Theresa Villiers, Conservative candidate for Chipping Barnet, attended an event hosted by members of the Greek Cypriot community. The evening of music was held at the Cypriot-owned Cavalier pub, in Russell Lane N20, and the renowned musician, Nikos Savvides, sang many songs about Cyprus and reminisced about life in Famagusta before the 1974 invasion. 

Green belt manifesto pledge from the Conservatives

In advance of the publication of the Conservative manifesto tomorrow, Theresa Villiers has welcomed the news that it will contain a commitment to defend the green belt. Local Government Secretary, Eric Pickles announced over the weekend that the manifesto will contain a decisive pledge to protect the green belt and prioritise the use of brownfield land for new homes.

Villiers campaigns for justice for Tamils

Theresa Villiers has confirmed her support for the Tamil community and joined her Conservative colleagues in calling for Sri Lanka's new Government to cooperate with the UN investigation into human rights abuses and war crimes committed during the military conflict in Sri Lanka:Ms Villiers said: "I am a strong supporter of the British Tamil community and I have been working with them in their campaign for justice for the Tamil people.

Election campaign kicks off in Barnet

The election campaign has started in earnest in Chipping Barnet. Theresa Villiers and her team of volunteers have been out on doorsteps talking to residents across the constituency. 

Villiers: Big business must pay their taxes like everyone else

A diverted profits tax comes into effect from today which is designed to ensure that all multi-national businesses pay taxes on the business they do in the UK. The Conservatives have acted to close down loopholes which have meant that some familiar high street brands were paying little or no corporation tax. Conservative candidate for Chipping Barnet, Theresa Villiers said: