Small and medium-sized enterprises form the lifeblood of our economy in Suffolk and Dan was delighted to be invited to visit Jack Brand Ltd in Claydon, which is a traditional, family-run poultry processing company that now handles around 210,000 birds per week. Jack Brand Ltd is an excellent example of a thriving independent business based in Suffolk - of which there are many - and employs over 100 local people at its Claydon factory.
After being given a tour of the purpose-built production facility, Dan was told how the company now turns over more than £20 million per year and has grown significantly since it was established over 100 years ago. It is essential that Suffolk businesses like Jack Brand are properly supported by the Government, and Dan will continue to do all he can in Parliament to ensure that all our local businesses have the necessary support from Government to continue being successful.
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Written Answers — Department for Transport: A14: Bridges (10 Jul 2019)
Daniel Poulter: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many days the A14 Orwell Bridge has been closed in each year since 2000.
Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Compulsorily Detained Psychiatric Patients (8 Jul 2019)
Daniel Poulter: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many and what proportion of working-age adult mental-health bed admissions have taken place under the Mental Health Act 1983 in each year since 2009.