The data published by the Office for National Statistics this month showed a number of positive trends in the labour market. The number of people in work is at a record high and wages outpaced inflation for the eleventh month in a row.
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!
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
I was delighted to host a Brexit Business Roundtable in Bury St Edmunds, the aim of which was to allow business leaders the opportunity to raise questions with Chris Heaton-Harris MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Exiting the European Union.
Local MP, Jo Churchill, has welcomed Greene King apprentice, Tyler Markarian, to Parliament to celebrate the launch of a new report and set of social mobility commitments by Britain’s leading pub company and brewer, Greene King.
Last year it was announced that the NHS would receive £20.5 billion extra by 2023 – 24. In return, the NHS was asked to develop a plan for how to spend this additional funding to transform patient care and make sure every penny of taxpayers’ money is spent wisely.