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Curbing rogue private parking operators

The Parking (Code of Practice) Bill, which cracks down on rogue private parking operators, reaches an important stage in its Parliamentary journey. As Minister responsible for its passage into law it is welcome to have support from all sides of the house for the Bill's Third Reading.

Support your local high street this Christmas, says Rishi Sunak

Rishi Sunak has urged his constituents to shop locally this Christmas as he marked Small Business Saturday with visits to two independent retail businesses in Bedale.

Mr Sunak, MP for Richmond, called into Cockburn’s Butchers and the Red House vintage shop, both in the Market Place.

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.