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MP Scott Benton welcomes new points-based immigration system

Our new points-based immigration system

Scott Benton, MP for Blackpool South today welcomes the announcement on the new points-based immigration system and ending free movement in response to the concerns of the British people.

Get Blackpool Reading - a great initiative

A new campaign to encourage families and children to make literacy a priority in their everyday lives, Get Blackpool Reading, is being established in the town.

Iconic blue passports return next month

Britons will be able to travel with a blue passport when the traditional colour returns for the first time in almost 30 years.

The distinctive blue cover will be re-introduced now the UK has left the EU, and will replace burgundy passports which were gradually rolled out from 1988.

Local schools benefit from a 5.9% funding increase

Our local schools in Blackpool South are benefiting from a 5.9% funding increase thanks to the Government’s record £14 billion investment in our schools.

See how much your local school will benefit.