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A landmark event for the world

13 November 2021
A landmark event for the world

A landmark event for the world

13 November 2021

MP Jo Churchill on attending COP26 . . . and some more local duties.


We aim to build back better

08 October 2021
We aim to build back better

We aim to build back better

08 October 2021

Bury St Edmunds MP Jo Churchill is upbeat after the Conservative party conference.


Enjoy your holiday at home

03 July 2021
Enjoy your holiday at home

Enjoy your holiday at home

03 July 2021

Bury St Edmunds MP Jo Churchill urges people to enjoy Suffolk's attractions this summer.


A chance to build back better

08 May 2021
A chance to build back better

A chance to build back better

08 May 2021

MP Jo Churchill focuses on issues affecting the Bury St Edmunds and Stowmarket areas


Ready to follow the roadmap

06 March 2021
Ready to follow the roadmap

Ready to follow the roadmap

06 March 2021

MP Jo Churchill is optimistic as the end of lockdown comes into sight.


We're pushing on with the vaccine rollout, says MP Jo Churchill

07 February 2021
We're pushing on with the vaccine rollout, says MP Jo Churchill

We're pushing on with the vaccine rollout, says MP Jo Churchill

07 February 2021

MP Jo Churchill looks at the progress being made on the Covid vaccination programme.


Reflections on a year, by MP Jo Churchill

03 January 2021
Reflections on a year, by MP Jo Churchill

Reflections on a year, by MP Jo Churchill

03 January 2021

MP Jo Churchill looks back over an extraordinary year


Looking forward with hope

03 December 2020
Looking forward with hope

Looking forward with hope

03 December 2020

In her final column of the year, MP Jo Churchill predicts a bright future for west Suffolk.


Focus on key challenges ahead

10 July 2017
Focus on key challenges ahead

Focus on key challenges ahead

10 July 2017

Now a month since the election, it is a privilege and an honour to have been returned as the Member of Parliament for Bury St Edmunds and to now be resuming my column here in the Bury Free Press!


A strategy for future success

10 April 2017
A strategy for future success

A strategy for future success

10 April 2017

Now that Article 50 has been triggered, what matters most is making a success of Brexit in our negotiations.


Fairer funding for rural areas

05 March 2017
Fairer funding for rural areas

Fairer funding for rural areas

05 March 2017

As we await the start of Brexit negotiations, political life continues and concerns are mounting regarding the funding of rural services.


It’s time to smooth out disparities

06 February 2017
It’s time to smooth out disparities

It’s time to smooth out disparities

06 February 2017

Everyone can agree that we want to deliver a world-class education system that gives our young people the chance to make the most of their talents and abilities, no matter what their start in life.


One year on: UK cancer strategy

08 January 2017
One year on: UK cancer strategy

One year on: UK cancer strategy

08 January 2017

As we enter the New Year, it is not often that your first thought for discussion is cancer.


Helping to tackle homelessness

13 November 2016
Helping to tackle homelessness

Helping to tackle homelessness

13 November 2016

Just recently, I had the pleasure of opening twenty five new affordable homes in Bury St Edmunds, developed by Havebury Housing Partnership.


Forces’ Covenant will be a priority

08 October 2016
Forces’ Covenant will be a priority

Forces’ Covenant will be a priority

08 October 2016

What a week and what a conference! This year’s Conservative Party Conference was a buzz with meetings, panel discussions and talks from the future of cancer care to protecting the international reputation of UK universities.


Schools here are in an enviable position

03 September 2016
Schools here are in an enviable position

Schools here are in an enviable position

03 September 2016

As the summer holidays draw to a close, attention turns to a new school term and, for some pupils, a new chapter in their education or employment.


Getting our railway back on track

01 July 2016
Getting our railway back on track

Getting our railway back on track

01 July 2016

As the country went to the polls for the biggest decision in recent history, my evening was committed to my duties as your Member of Parliament; meeting with local businesses large and small to discuss their needs, concerns and hopes for the future.


Accountability for academies programme

07 May 2016
Accountability for academies programme

Accountability for academies programme

07 May 2016

One topic dominating our headlines has been education. Just last week, I visited the new site of Sybil Andrews Academy in Moreton Hall and met with local builders working hard to deliver the school for the new term.


From Bills to Bury St Edmunds

03 April 2016
From Bills to Bury St Edmunds

From Bills to Bury St Edmunds

03 April 2016

First, I would like to start by wishing all my constituents a belated Happy Easter. And while the political calendar rests for the period, I have a chance to reflect upon the busy schedules that dominate a sitting Parliament and legislators like myself.


Resourcing our forces is a concern

06 March 2016
Resourcing our forces is a concern

Resourcing our forces is a concern

06 March 2016

Reflecting on my time in Parliament since May, one topic that has and will continue to dominate the agenda is defence; highlighted by the agreed air strikes in Syria and a vote on Trident due later this year.