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Boosting the Local Economy - Written Question on ScaleUps

Question:

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to the Answer of 24 February 2020 to Question 14949, how many of the 33,860 scaleups identified are in (a) Dorset and (b) the South West of England.

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Dorset tourism on Westminster agenda for MP

Dorset MP Sir Christopher Chope OBE took time out from Parliament recently to learn more about the holiday parks industry in his Christchurch constituency.

Active In Parliament - 41 new private members bills

"Sir Christopher Chope puts forward 41 new private members bills"

Areas covered by Chris's latest batch of PMBs include decriminalising the BBC licence fee and privatisation of the BBC and Channel 4.

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A Strong Economy - Written Question

Question:

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what definition of scale-up businesses her Department uses; and what steps she is taking to support those businesses.

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Strengthening Our NHS - Written Question

Question:

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what savings have accrued to his Department as a result of UK NHS Pharmacy 2 U service; and what steps his Department is taking to increase the levels of use of that service.

Answer:

Chris celebrated "The Great Escape" at Highcliffe Castle

Highcliffe Conservatives hosted a sellout Brexit Day Celebration Dinner on 31st January 2020 to mark this historic event. 

Chris was delighted to attend the event and speak about "Our Great Escape, enabling us to take back control of our laws, money, borders and trade".