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.
Thank you very much Emma Wade-Smith, HM Trade Commissioner for Africa and thank you very much too to the Lionesses of Africa for organising this fantastic evening. And congratulations on reaching the one million figure, it is really great to hear.
Good evening ladies and gentlemen, Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress. I would like to start by thanking Foreign Minister Tomáš Petříček for choosing London as the venue for this prestigious event marking the 30th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution.
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 NHS is the nation’s proudest and most beloved institution. For more than 70 years, it has been there for all of us, through the highs and lows, from cradle to grave – we all have a personal connection in some way.
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