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Rishi Sunak tales part in Richmond School referendum

Rishi Sunak took part in Parliament Week at Richmond School and Sixth Form College - and contributed to a debate about lowering the voting age.

A student referendum held during the week delivered a surprising result - the students voted against lowering the voting age from 18 to 16.

Government backing business to succeed, says Rishi Sunak

Government is backing business in the North-East and North Yorkshire to succeed, Richmond MP Rishi Sunak told a gathering of the region’s leading employers.

Mr Sunak said the Government was committed to giving business and industry the tools it needed to continue growing.

D&S column: helping to end loneliness

IT is the simplest of pleasures that most of us take for granted – a cup of tea or a pint of beer, a snack perhaps and a good old natter.

Catching up with local gossip, putting the world to rights – most of us do it and love it. It’s part of living a good life.

Bring the Red Arrows to RAF Leeming, says Rishi Sunak

Rishi Sunak MP has called for RAF Leeming to be the new home for the Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team – the world-famous Red Arrows.

The Richmond MP says the squadron – made up of pilots, engineers and support staff – would be an “ideal fit” for the North Yorkshire air base.

Rishi Sunak praises village initiative to tackle isolation

Richmond MP Rishi Sunak dropped in at a village coffee morning established to bring people together and help combat loneliness.

Mr Sunak visited the Welbury Coffee Morning in the village near Northallerton which was started just three months ago to help develop community spirit.