Westminster News

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. 

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.

Job Retention Scheme Extended Until October

The Chancellor has TODAY announced that the job retention (furlough) scheme will be extended until the end of October.

🗓Until the end of July, there will be no changes to the scheme whatsoever.

Covid-19 Recovery Strategy

We are moving into the next phase of how we as a country are tackling coronavirus. The PM has set out steps for this month, June and July.

New Skills Toolkit Launched

The Department for Education has launched a really exciting initiative for people at home who are not able to work, and want to boost their skills or are thinking about a change in career.

New Small Business Loan Scheme

The Bounce Back Loan Scheme, launched today, has been designed to ensure our smallest businesses can receive the support they need to weather this crisis.

Budget 2020 - Key Measures

The Budget delivers on our promises to the British people and gets things done. It is a Budget delivered in challenging times, that delivers security today and lays the foundation of prosperity for tomorrow. The key measures are:

Budget Win for Suffolk’s Roads as MP’s Lobbying Pays Off

Therese has welcomed the bumper budget addressing the immediate situation on coronavirus and also delivering on our election promises for families and businesses. The Chancellor has also set out that East Suffolk will get significant investment in its road network to reduce congestion.