Skip to main content Skip to footer

thérèse coffey visit house of commons

A high-profile delegation from the Suffolk Chamber of Commerce made an historic visit to the heart of the UK's political landscape, the House of Commons, to engage in discussions about the region's business growth, economic development, and the future of commerce in Suffolk.

The delegation, led by Chamber President, Catherine Johnson, included prominent business leaders, entrepreneurs, and representatives from various sectors across Suffolk. The visit was a testament to the strong commitment of the Suffolk Chamber of Commerce to advocating for the interests and growth of businesses in the county.

Thérèse Coffey MP kindly hosted the delegation, providing them with the unique opportunity to receive first hand insights into her primary areas of focus. The conversations revolved around urgent concerns and prospects confronting the regional business community, such as advancing infrastructure, water, and understanding how national policies impact the business landscape in Suffolk.

There was a healthy discussion between members of the delegation and Thérèse across a range of key issues, including rail and road infrastructure in the county, the ongoing needs for a stronger skills pipeline and the impact of energy and other utility security matters on company investment plans

Chamber President, Catherine Johnson, stated, "Our visit to the House of Commons marks a significant milestone in the Chamber's ongoing efforts to support Suffolk's vibrant business community. It was a valuable chance to directly engage with our elected representatives and communicate the unique needs and aspirations of Suffolk-based businesses. We are thankful to Thérèse for her time and her receptive and collaborative approach to addressing the challenges and opportunities we discussed."

The Suffolk Chamber of Commerce remains dedicated to promoting economic growth, innovation, and collaboration among businesses in Suffolk. This visit to the House of Commons reflects their commitment to fostering a strong partnership between the private sector and the government.

As a result of the visit, the Suffolk Chamber of Commerce is exploring avenues for further collaboration and coordination to ensure that the business landscape in Suffolk continues to prosper.

About the author

Suffolk Chamber

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you continue to use this site we will assume that you are happy with it.
Find out more here