Local Business Campaign

Anne has taken a keen interest in local business issues, and meets with local businesses as often as possible to discuss challenges facing them and maintain a real sense of the economic environment in the area.
She visits local businesses regularly and holds an annual business summit with St Albans Chamber of Commerce to allow her to discuss problems facing local businesses, and take stock of the situation. This has informed speeches and Parliamentary contributions on a number of subjects.

Press Releases

18th December 2017

Anne Main meets with local tech firm UENI.

31st October 2017

Anne Main backs petition calling for review of the business rate system to stop pubs disappearing from our villages, towns and cities, and an immediate ‘pub cap’ to limit the increases in rates bills to 12.5%.

31st October 2017

‘Warm words will not save our pubs,’ says Anne Main MP.

25th October 2017

Anne met with carrier company DPD.

19th October 2017

Anne Main calls on Chancellor to help ‘unique’ St Albans pubs.

5th April 2017

Anne Main visits historic pub ‘Ye Olde Fighting Cocks’.

28th March 2017

Anne Main welcomes changes to the Neighbourhood Planning Bill that removes permitted development rights from pubs and raises concerns about the loss of office space in St Albans.

28th March 2017

Anne Main MP backs Bill protecting St Albans pubs.

15th March 2017

Anne Main welcomes the Chancellor’s announcement that there will not be an increase in Class 4 National Insurance Contributions (NICs).  

13th March 2017

Anne Main writes to Chancellor on National Insurance increases for self-employed.

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Bangladesh APPG Report

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