gjhfgjhhDavid Ruffley MP in tourism talks in Bury St Edmunds

Friday, 4 March, 2011

David Ruffley MP in tourism talks in Bury St Edmunds

David Ruffley MP will meet in Bury St Edmunds with Keith Brown, the Chief Executive of East of England Tourism, on 5 March at 2pm.

gjhfgjhhDavid Ruffley MP to get on board the Talking Bus for the Blind campaign.

Wednesday, 2 March, 2011

David Ruffley MP joined a host of other MPs on 2nd March in Parliament to discuss the importance of Talking Buses for the Blind.

Mr Ruffley says of the campaign, 'I am a very strong supporter of Guide Dogs for the blind and think that this campaign helps make bus travel accessible to all. I am hopeful that this campaign will be a nationwide success and that my constituency of Bury St Edmunds can be involved. The proposal to make audio announcements on all new buses a legal requirement needs discussing.'

gjhfgjhhDavid Ruffley mucks in at Whitehall Rally

Thursday, 3 March, 2011

David Ruffley joined his constituents and other MPs in a rally at Whitehall on 3rd March to support The British Pig Industry.

He says of the issues facing pig farming today, 'Being a Suffolk MP I am well aware of the problems faced by pig farmers. I find it outrageous that large supermarkets are unwilling to recognise that there has been a large rise in production costs and their refusal to pay pig farmers a fair price.

gjhfgjhhSuperfast Surfing for Suffolk

Tuesday, 8 February, 2011

Superfast Surfing for Suffolk

David Ruffley MP is campaigning for superfast broadband in Suffolk, following expressions of huge concern from constituents. Along with fellow MPs he has written a letter to Dr Andy Wood, the Chairman of Choose Suffolk, in support of a bid for Government funds.

gjhfgjhhDavid Ruffley MP to hold meeting with GP commissioning group on radical NHS shake-up

Friday, 11 February, 2011

David Ruffley MP to hold with GP commissioning group on radical NHS shake-up

David Ruffley MP is holding a meeting with the Board of the West Suffolk Commissioning Federation on 11 February 2011. The WSCF is based in Bury St Edmunds and comprises all GP practices in West Suffolk. Under the Government's NHS reforms over the next three years the Federation will take over the budgets currently administered by the Suffolk Primary Care Trust.

gjhfgjhhDavid Ruffley MP Welcomes Fall in Unemployment

Wednesday, 19 January, 2011

David Ruffley MP Welcomes Fall in Unemployment

David Ruffley has welcomed new figures released on 19 January 2023 which show that unemployment is falling in Bury St Edmunds.

The House of Commons has published a breakdown of the most recent numbers of people claiming Job Seekers Allowance (JSA). It reveals that the number of people claiming JSA in December 2010 had fallen by over 11% compared to the year before.

gjhfgjhhDavid Ruffley MP Discusses Stowmarket Regeneration, 21 January 2023

Friday, 21 January, 2011

David Ruffley MP Discusses Stowmarket Regeneration, 21 January 2023

David Ruffley MP is to hold an urgent summit with the Leader of Mid Suffolk District Council and its Chief Executive on Friday 21 January to discuss the regeneration of Stowmarket Town Centre.

gjhfgjhhDavid Ruffley MP Meets With Greene King To Discuss Beer Tax

Friday, 21 January, 2011

David Ruffley MP Meets With Greene King To Discuss Beer Tax

gjhfgjhhDavid Ruffley MP Visits Fornham House Residential Care Home

Friday, 14 January, 2011

David Ruffley MP Visits Fornham House Residential Care Home

David Ruffley MP met with residents and staff at the Fornham House Residential Care Home on Friday 14 January 2023 to discuss the future of residential care. Residents raised their concerns about changes being made to funding by the new Coalition Government and how it would affect their care. The Government plans to publish a Social Care White Paper in 2011, taking into account the findings of the Social Care Commission.

gjhfgjhhDavid Ruffley MP Investigates How Welfare Reform Will Operate

Friday, 21 January, 2011

David Ruffley MP Investigates How Welfare Reform Will Operate

David Ruffley MP will visit Workwise in Bury St Edmunds on the 21 January 2023 to see how the organisation is progressing.