Thanet Jobs Fair

Craig Mackinlay, MP for South Thanet, in conjunction with Sir Roger Gale, MP for North Thanet, and the JobCentre Plus, held Thanet's biggest ever Jobs, Skills and Apprenticeship Fair. The event was attended by over 2,200 school-leavers, graduates and jobseekers, it was a great success.


Craig Mackinlay MP, Member of Parliament for South Thanet last night expressed his disappointment that HSBC are undertaking branch closures across the constituency.  Today, HSBC confirmed to local customers that bank branches in Sandwich, Broadstairs and Cliftonville face closure as part of a company-wide reorganisation.

Craig Mackinlay MP - New proposals to encourage pension saving

The document from HM Treasury published in July 2015 “Strengthening the incentive to save: a consultation on pensions tax relief” has been out for consultation for some time, with replies sought until 30th September 2015. We should be able to glean the direction of travel that HM Treasury is considering within. This paper is in response to that document and the multitude of published views across various think tank bodies such as the IEA and industry professionals.

Inivitation to meet Daniel Hannan

Monday, 11 January, 2016Invitation to meet Dan Hannan MEP - Royal Temple Yacht Club, Ramsgate - Friday 15th January 2016 - 7.30pm

Struggles of Ramsgate Fishermen raised in Parliament

Member of Parliament for South Thanet, Craig Mackinlay, used the opportunity last week to raise the realities of economic life faced by Ramsgate Fishermen in Parliament last week. Speaking in a Westminster Hall debate, Mr Mackinlay outlined the main problems facing the local industry.

Town Shed makes impact

Craig Mackinlay has praised the professionalism and impact of the Town Shed, following a visit to the community-led project on 11th November.