14 SEP 2018

Business on the up in Debenham

Dr Dan Poulter was delighted to visit a number of shops and businesses in the thriving market town of Debenham, where he met with a number of business owners and visitors to the town.

During the visit, Dr Dan enjoyed speaking with so many business owners and learning more about their individual successes and growth across many sectors. Debenham High Street seems to be going from strength to strength, with a number of new businesses popping up in the town.

Speaking about the visit, Dr Dan said "Debenham is clearly a flourishing centre for small businesses and you can't help but be absorbed by the strong sense of community and local identity which everyone is so proud of. The businesses offer a warm and friendly welcome to visitors, offering everything from locally smoked products to locally brewed beer, and hand-designed jewellery to bespoke kitchens. Small shops and businesses are the backbone of our rural economy here in Suffolk and I am sure that Debenham will continue to go from strength to strength if today's entrepreneurial spirit is anything to go by."

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Offensive Weapons Bill: Ipswich-London Rail Fares (15 Oct 2018)
Daniel Poulter: I thank my hon. Friend’s welcome news on capping rail fares, but does he not also agree that it is difficult for customers to disaggregate the cost of the fare—those in Ipswich are very high per mile by national standards—from reliability and speed of service? Despite the cost of tickets from Ipswich, reliability and speed of service have not improved over the years....

Asylum Accommodation Contracts: Economic Growth: East of England (10 Oct 2018)
Daniel Poulter: It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Davies. I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Waveney (Peter Aldous) on securing this debate, on his chairmanship, with the hon. Member for Cambridge (Daniel Zeichner), of the east of England all-party parliamentary group, and on helping to put the east more firmly on the Government’s map. My hon. Friend was absolutely right...