Enterprise and Economy

Rishi Sunak welcomes funding for rural Post Office network

Rishi Sunak MP has welcomed £370m of Government funding for Britain’s post office network.

Of that funding boost, £160m has been earmarked to protect the rural post office network, particularly those community branches which serve as the “last shop in a village.”

Rishi Sunak welcomes business rates relief roll-out

RICHMOND MP Rishi Sunak has welcomed the roll-out of schemes to cushion businesses from the worst impact of this year's rates revaluation.

Mr Sunak said that three separate reliefs announced in the Spring Budget were now up and running.

Bank branch not at risk, HSBC tells Rishi Sunak

A BANK has said that it has no plans to close a rural branch which was feared to be under threat.

HSBC has given the assurance about the Leyburn branch after its decision to close in Hawes.