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In September the House returned for a brief period after recess and before breaking up again for the Conference season.
I took the opportunity to call for investment in our region in the forthcoming Budget - which will take place on Monday 29th October - and also spoke in a debate on deaf children's services, particularly highlighting the challenges facing deaf children in the north of the county.
I am Co-Chairman of the East of England All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) and we have put together a strong submission calling for infrastructure investment in the region and greater devolution to local authorities and LEPs.
The East of England is the UK’s jobs powerhouse. It is one of the country’s fastest growing regions, both in population and economy.
There has been significant investment in recent years, though there is a need to better recognise the region’s importance and untapped potential, including the fact that it is one of only three UK regions to contribute more in tax than it receives in public money.
The East of England is at the forefront of global excellence and innovation – and a frontrunner in attracting business.
Question to the Treasury