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New hospital will lead the way

17 June 2022
New hospital will lead the way

New hospital will lead the way

17 June 2022

Matt Hancock MP explains why he's planning to climb Mont Blanc in the Alps.


Keeping our eye on the prize

14 April 2022
Keeping our eye on the prize

Keeping our eye on the prize

14 April 2022

West Suffolk MP Matt Hancock reflects on the importance of horseracing to the area.


Lotteries really do help charities

28 February 2022
Lotteries really do help charities

Lotteries really do help charities

28 February 2022

With the National Lottery licence up for review, Matt Hancock explains how buying your weekly ticket has helped many good causes.


We're lucky to call Suffolk home

22 January 2022
We're lucky to call Suffolk home

We're lucky to call Suffolk home

22 January 2022

MP Matt Hancock extols the virtues of Suffolk's wildlife and countryside


Why an MP is aiming to improve literacy amongst prisoners

18 December 2021
Why an MP is aiming to improve literacy amongst prisoners

Why an MP is aiming to improve literacy amongst prisoners

18 December 2021

West Suffolk MP Matt Hancock is taking his dyslexia screening campaign to prisons.


Why Matt Hancock is backing a campaign to have all children screened for dyslexia

19 November 2021
Why Matt Hancock is backing a campaign to have all children screened for dyslexia

Why Matt Hancock is backing a campaign to have all children screened for dyslexia

19 November 2021

West Suffolk MP tells how he was helped to overcome problems with dyslexia.

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Building for a greener future

16 October 2021
Building for a greener future

Building for a greener future

16 October 2021

MP Matt Hancock is encouraged by the progress being made on tackling climate change in Suffolk.


Covid jabs have given us all hope for the future

18 June 2021
Covid jabs have given us all hope for the future

Covid jabs have given us all hope for the future

18 June 2021

West Suffolk MP and Health Secretary Matt Hancock reflects on the success of the vaccination programme


The long road to recovery

21 May 2021
The long road to recovery

The long road to recovery

21 May 2021

We've made gains but we're not out of the woods yet, says Matt Hancock MP.


Children take the first steps...

19 March 2021
Children take the first steps...

Children take the first steps...

19 March 2021

Matt Hancock on the support being given to students as they return to school


There's light at the end of the tunnel, says Health Secretary Matt Hancock

16 January 2021
There's light at the end of the tunnel, says Health Secretary Matt Hancock

There's light at the end of the tunnel, says Health Secretary Matt Hancock

16 January 2021

West Suffolk MP Matt Hancock examines the latest developments on the pandemic.


Don’t drop your guard yet

18 December 2020
Don’t drop your guard yet

Don’t drop your guard yet

18 December 2020

We need to be careful over Christmas, warns MP.


Volunteering is a good habit to get into

19 November 2020
Volunteering is a good habit to get into

Volunteering is a good habit to get into

19 November 2020

Matt Hancock, MP for West Suffolk, with his monthly update for readers.


Working hard to help business

23 June 2019
Working hard to help business

Working hard to help business

23 June 2019

West Suffolk MP Matt Hancock uses his monthly column to outline his pro-business beliefs


Health Secretary Matt Hancock highlights benefits of social prescribing and praises animal companionship charity

23 February 2019
Health Secretary Matt Hancock highlights benefits of social prescribing and praises animal companionship charity

Health Secretary Matt Hancock highlights benefits of social prescribing and praises animal companionship charity

23 February 2019

"Our Special Friends helps people continue to benefit from animal companionship during illness, bereavement or other crises."


No substitute for face-to-face contact

17 February 2018
No substitute for face-to-face contact

No substitute for face-to-face contact

17 February 2018

By what means are you reading this column? As recently as 10 years ago, the vast majority of us would have been sitting down to read the print edition, maybe at a kitchen table with a cup of coffee or tea. But now, it very well may be on a laptop, a tablet, or increasingly, a smartphone.


Support grows for new rail link

22 July 2017
Support grows for new rail link

Support grows for new rail link

22 July 2017

You may have seen in the local press recently that there is a push, led by James Palmer, the newly-elected Mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, to bring a light railway to Haverhill.


Cash signals A11 improvement

20 March 2017

Cash signals A11 improvement

20 March 2017

One of the biggest investments in our part of the world in the last few years was the decision to complete the dualling of the A11.


Our US links must be maintained

19 February 2017
Our US links must be maintained

Our US links must be maintained

19 February 2017

I often write about local issues, but recently a couple of national issues have come to the fore and they have been a constant presence in the media of late and some of the main topics of conversation when I am out and about.


Imperative that schools improve

22 January 2017
Imperative that schools improve

Imperative that schools improve

22 January 2017

This time of year, one’s mind does not usually turn to schools – September is the time for that.