Employment prospects for workers facing redundancy from two major manufacturing plants remain positive, according to the MP for South Suffolk, who said there has been promising interest from potential buyers for both sites.
Following an announcement in the middle of January that Chambers Buses were launching a consultation on a major reduction of bus services in villages near Sudbury, Cllr James Finch and local Parish Councils met with Jeremy Cooper, Managing Director at Chambers to raise their concerns.
Suffolk's seven MPs have signed the letter to Chancellor Sajid Javid. Back row: James Cartlidge, Dr Dan Poulter and Peter Aldous. Front row: Dr Therese Coffey, Tom Hunt, Matt Hancock and Jo Churchill. Picture: ELAINE BRYCE
In the coverage of Lord Hall of Birkenhead’s announcement that he will be resigning as director-general of the BBC, it is striking how much commentary has implied that an apocalypse now beckons for the Beeb, with the Financial Times describing a “broadcaster under attack on all fronts”.