Enterprise and Economy

Reeth Show - the importance of rural tourism

I had a great time at Reeth Show and took five minutes out to record this video about some work I'll be doing on rural tourism when I get back to the House of Commons.

Rishi Sunak seeks assurances over future of Leyburn bank branch

RICHMOND MP Rishi Sunak has written to HSBC Bank seeking assurances about one of its Yorkshire Dales branches.

Mr Sunak has asked the bank about the future of its Leyburn branch following a decision to close the Hawes branch because of low usage.

Rishi Sunak backs rural tourism inquiry

Richmond MP Rishi Sunak is backing an inquiry into how rural areas can do better out of Britain’s booming tourism industry.

Mr Sunak is a member of a Government watchdog committee which has launched an investigation into why so many foreign visitors to the UK never get beyond London.

Rishi Sunak backs community transport scheme

RICHMOND MP Rishi Sunak has lent his support to a scheme which helps people living in rural areas get to work, training or education.

Mr Sunak praised the Wheels2Work project which provides mopeds on loan to people who have no access to transport.