Chloe Smith

Business secretary Greg Clark has pledged to contact bosses at the company which produces Colman’s Mustard - to try to persuade them to remain in Norfolk.

A team from the region’s local enterprise partnership will meet the business secretary tonight to discuss how they can encourage Britvic and Unilever to retain production and jobs in Norwich.

The lights have been switched on, the decorations are beginning to go up – Christmas is just five weeks away. But for more than 1,150 people in Norfolk a dark shadow has already been cast over the festive period.

Hoteliers raised questions about Brexit and freedom of movement as they came face-to-face with a city MP.

The impact of Brexit on young people will be debated on Friday at a forum organised by Norwich Youth Advisory Board and featuring local MPs Chloe Smith and Clive Lewis.

A Norwich MP has vowed to ensure the new domestic violence minister comes to Norwich to find out more about the brutal murder of Kerri McAuley at the hands of a serial abuser.

Britvic’s independent directors have been called on to intervene in the closure of the Robinson’s factory in Norwich.

Seven MPs from across Norfolk and Suffolk met with mental health bosses to thrash out an action plan for recovery.

Businesses and people with disabilities will be brought together at a jobs fair with a difference in Norwich.

A heart-felt letter has described how the soul of Norwich’s under-threat Britvic factory has been “ripped out”.

British politics risks being brought into disrepute unless a tough, new system to protect people working in Westminster is agreed, the leader of the House of Commons has warned.

Norwich North MP Chloe Smith has attacked unions for wanting to take rail travel back in time rather than focussing on progress.

The new Greater Anglia rail franchise started a year ago with big promises for passengers, but are things any better 12 months on? Today we look at the state of the region’s train services.

Last year we got some difficult news – that Norwich was one of the hardest places in England for our poorest children to get on in life.

You have to admire Chloe Smith MP talking about low pay re “Many workers stuck in low-paying jobs” she has some nerve.

The word ‘bitch’ is not a nice one in 2017, even when applied to a dog.

MP Chloe Smith has vowed the government is ready to back options to help keep Britvic and Unilever jobs in Norwich after a meeting with the secretary of state for business.

Proposals to axe all Police Community Support Officer posts in Norfolk as part of radical reforms have been opposed by the county council’s Labour Group.

Norwich MP Clive Lewis has been forced to apologise after a “disgusting, filthy, sexist” outburst at a public event.

Only 18pc of low-paid workers in the East of England managed to move on to better jobs in the last decade, new figures have revealed.

MP Chloe Smith said she was working hard behind the scenes to secure a positive outcome for employees at Colman’s and Britvic in Norwich.

A call has been made to end massive pay outs to public sector bosses when they leave organisations – often to reappear in similar roles merely months later at another agency.

Prime minister Theresa May dodged the question but South West Norfolk MP Liz Truss proudly admitted she had changed her mind.

Norwich North MP Chloe Smith has donned a pink outfit for Breast Cancer Now’s latest fundraising campaign.

Norfolk’s seven Tory MPs have backed Theresa May to stay as prime minister.

Theresa May’s Conservative Party conference was certainly memorable – but not for the reasons the prime minister had hoped.

A rallying cry today goes out to save two of the region’s biggest employers and most famous names.

East Anglia’s Conservative MPs have united to condemn the “threats of violence” and “aggression” which greeted the party as its annual conference kicked off in Manchester.

An ambitious plan to halve youth unemployment in Norwich in the next year has been revealed.

Around 200 Conservative Party supporters headed for Berkshire on Friday, September 22 for a festival with a twist.

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