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Norfolk MPs discuss Offshore Ring Main

Norfolk MPs Duncan Baker, George Freeman, and Jerome Mayhew have met with Kwasi Kwarteng, Minister of State at the Department of Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy, to discuss a future offshore ring main to serve the renewable energy industry off the coast of Norfolk.

Rural Bus Services

In the light of new government guidance to avoid public transport where possible, Duncan today asked about support for rural bus services in North Norfolk.

Holiday accommodation ban extended

Following a successful campaign to have the restrictions on use of holiday accommodation extended to include holiday lets, Duncan Baker MP was interviewed by BBC Look East on Saturday 28th March. He emphasised, once again, the importance of staying away from North Norfolk at the moment, to preven

Treasury Questions: Protecting the High Street

Today Duncan asked about a potential online sales tax. In light of the coronavirus situation, with many High Street shops closing and the bulk of sales moving online, there is a need to support small, local businesses financially. 

Post Office 'Horizon' Debate

Duncan today spoke as part of a debate exploring the problems with the Post Office's 'Horizon' system which led to hundreds of postmasters and sub-postmasters being unfairly accused of fraud and theft.

Improved Broadband for Rural Areas

Though the coronavirus situation is, naturally, my first priority at the moment, other areas of my work continue as normal - and I'm delighted today to be able to deliver on one of our manifesto promises. 

Budget Debate

Duncan spoke tonight as part of the ongoing debate following the 2020 Budget last week. 

Urgent Treatment Centre raised at Health Questions

Duncan Baker again raised the subject of an enhanced Urgent Treatment Centre for Cromer Hospital at Health Questions in the House of Commons.

Edward Argar MP, Minister of State (Department of Health & Social Care), responded: