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.
Returning for the city where she spent several years of her childhood, attending Roundhay School and “hanging around in Roundhay Park”, she yesterday toured local businesses extolling the opportunities for post-Brexit global trade.
This is an issue that I have been passionate about since I was a girl and I was presented with a ‘Junior Air Hostess’ badge on the plane by KLM and my brothers were given ‘Junior Pilot Badges’ and I thought “that is unfair” and that is what radicalised me.
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