I welcome the recent Barclays Bank announcement that branches in local market towns will be kept open but have significant concerns about withdrawal of support for banking services in post offices, which may damage their viability.
I welcome the news this week that North Yorkshire will be recruiting 58 new police officers. This is part of a new nationwide recruitment drive to hire 20,000 new police officers across the country strengthening their numbers to help crack down on crime.
I have launched a campaign to lower duties for small British vineyards. Over forty MPs who have vineyards producing British wine in their constituencies added their support to my call for the creation of a British Small Vineyard Relief (BSVR).
I am one hundred per cent behind ambitious plans to plant a Northern Forest and I would like to appeal to anyone who can to get involved. I was pleased to be able to reiterate my support at a Conservative Environment Network (CEN) event in Manchester celebrating British forests and trees.
It’s fantastic news that every secondary school in Thirsk and Malton will receive a minimum of £5,000 per pupil next year and every primary school will get a minimum of £4,000 per pupil from 2021-22, rising at least in line with inflation.
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