Norfolk’s Infrastructure, health and education, a digital revolution in the county, and some blue sky thinking were all points of discussion at a meeting this week of Conservative Norfolk Members of Parliament in Westminster.
Liz Truss, South West Norfolk Conservative Parliamentary candidate and Secretary of State for Trade, this week visited Fotolec Technologies Ltd in Thetford. The company specialise in lighting solutions and coatings for industry.
This week the Prime Minister has announced plans to allow fruit and vegetable farmers to hire up to 10,000 workers from outside the EU. Farmers from across South West Norfolk have been pressing the government for an expansion of the current scheme of 2500 in 2019, to be increased.
The Department for Transport this week published their Autumn Update of rail enhancements programmes. Within the document, the Ely Area Enhancement Capacity has progressed through as a scheme to develop.