Therese Welcomes Launch of Trade and Agriculture Commission

A new Trade and Agriculture Commission has been set up by the Department for International Trade to provide expert advice to government – ensuring that UK trade policy upholds high standards and boosts opportunities for farmers. 

Chancellor Announces Plan for Jobs

Today, the Chancellor announced our plan for jobs – as he made an Economic Statement to Parliament - setting out measures to get the economy moving again as we enter the coronavirus recovery phase. This includes:

A New Deal for Britain

The Prime Minister this morning set out our ‘New Deal’, an ambitious economic strategy to rebuild Britain, putting jobs, skills and infrastructure investment at the heart of the economic recovery post-coronavirus.

Therese Asks for Hybrid Planning Inspectorate Hearing

Therese has this week written to the Planning Inspectorate opposing the suggestion that the Scottish Power Renewables applications for substations at Friston and associated cabling be heard only virtually.

Innocence Farm Removed from the Local Plan

East Suffolk Council have removed the huge transport hub proposed at Innocence Farm from the Local Plan as part of the main modifications consultation.

East Suffolk Awarded £222k to help open Town Centres Safely

The Prime Minister confirmed last night that non-essential retail shops will be able to reopen again on the 15th June. Our councils and businesses are already preparing for this including helping to manage, as much as possible, effective social distancing and queues.