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Jo Churchill MP highlights the attractions of Bury St Edmunds and beyond

With tourism week culminating on Sunday, now is a perfect opportunity to reflect on the attractions our area has to offer and the warm welcome that awaits them.  With centuries of history, stunning countryside and its annual festivals, Bury St Edmunds and beyond is a must.

 

Bury St Edmunds MP supports World Book Day

The campaign for this year’s World Book Day was ‘Share a Story’. Just ten minutes of reading a day can make a huge difference to a child’s learning and development.

 

Update on unauthorised encampments

I welcome the recent announcement that there will be a consultation on government proposals to amend the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994 to deal with challenges communities can face with unauthorised encampments. This shows the importance being given to this issue in government.

Jo Churchill MP has a Treatt for Treasury Minister

I had an enjoyable afternoon visiting Treatt in Bury St Edmunds with Liz Truss, Chief Secretary to the Treasury. There is nothing better than highlighting the fantastic businesses in my constituency to colleagues in Government!

 

Rural convenience stores are an indispensable hub

The 2019 Rural Shop Report reveals that rural convenience stores provide flexible jobs for almost 140,000 people, have invested over £271m in improving their businesses, and are providing a wider range of services despite being hampered by slower than average broadband speeds and unreliable mobil