ARCADIA GROUP COLLAPSE – MAYORAL HOPEFUL COMMENTS

The Arcadia group has collapsed into administration, putting 13,000 jobs at risk. The group includes popular high street stores including Topshop, Topman, Miss Selfridge, Dorothy Perkins, Evans and Burton. Labour Metro Mayor hopeful Dan Norris said: “My thoughts are with those whose jobs are at risk. Through what has been a difficult year for many, retailContinue reading “ARCADIA GROUP COLLAPSE – MAYORAL HOPEFUL COMMENTS”

THORNBURY WORKWEAR COMPANY WINS PRAISE FROM LABOUR LEADER AND METRO MAYOR HOPEFUL

A Thornbury Workwear company has received a special “virtual visit” from Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer and Metro Mayor hopeful Dan Norris, who praised the company for protecting frontline Covid heroes. Sir Keir and Mr Norris held a zoom meeting with Alexandra Workwear where they met managing director Martin Lyne and staff who explained how theContinue reading “THORNBURY WORKWEAR COMPANY WINS PRAISE FROM LABOUR LEADER AND METRO MAYOR HOPEFUL”

‘STICKING PLASTER SPENDING REVIEW, NOT ENOUGH’ SAYS LABOUR MAYOR HOPEFUL

The Government’s Spending Review announced today is a sticking plaster to cover the crisis for jobs and businesses, says Labour West of England Metro Mayor candidate Dan Norris. Speaking after the Chancellor’s Statement Mr Norris said:  “The Chancellor told us how the UK’s economy has shrunk by 10%. We know we have a worse downturnContinue reading “‘STICKING PLASTER SPENDING REVIEW, NOT ENOUGH’ SAYS LABOUR MAYOR HOPEFUL”

LOCKDOWN ENDS IN TIERS – CERTAINTY NEEDED FOR JOBS AND BUSINESSES SAYS MAYORAL HOPEFUL

The government’s plan following the lifting of lockdown will be judged on whether it brings certainty for business and carries the confidence of the public, says Labour’s Metro Mayor hopeful Dan Norris. Following the Prime Minister’s announcement Mr Norris called on the Government to urgently set out a plan for local businesses, describing the uncertaintyContinue reading “LOCKDOWN ENDS IN TIERS – CERTAINTY NEEDED FOR JOBS AND BUSINESSES SAYS MAYORAL HOPEFUL”