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Giving businesses access to justice

Today, as Co-Chair of the All-Party Group of Fair Business Banking, I launched my report ‘Fair Business Banking for All’ in which I call for a new Financial Services Tribunal to be established for a simple, low-cost resolution of financial disputes to ensure justice for businesses when they are i

Highways England takes action to make the A64 at Crambeck safer

I’m pleased to be able to report that Highways England is developing substantial proposals for the realignment of the existing footways and kerbs, new pedestrian refuges and improved bus stop and turning facilities on the A64 at Welburn and Crambeck.

Sport is a great way to tackle loneliness

I was delighted to be invited to play Boccia and New Age Curling with members from a network of ‘Primetime’ groups at Husthwaite village hall today.

Calling for a Social Care Premium to fund personal care

A cross-party inquiry by the Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee, which I sit on, and the Health and Social Care Committee has recommended that individuals and employers should pay a new contribution into a dedicated fund set aside to help pay for the growing demand for adult soci

Draft report reveals allegations of serious bank malpractice

The All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Fair Business Banking, which I co-Chair, has published the draft Project Lord Turnbull report, which makes serious allegations of fraud and malpractice causing misery and financial ruin for business owners.