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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.

D&S column: Budget boost for local councils and the High Street

One of my jobs as Minister for Local Government is to make sure our councils have sufficient resources to pay for the care services vulnerable people in our community require, namely the elderly, people with disabilities and children in need.