Banham Poultry - Update 4

9th September 2020

The Covid outbreak at Banham Poultry has shown how centralised our NHS and system of Government continues to be.

Although progress has been made in getting a proper Track and Trace operation in place, there is much still to do, and we must do all we can to monitor its efforts.

We must now consider too the increasingly difficult financial situation facing the company’s shareholders – and that’s why I am working hard locally and in Westminster to call for the Government to step in and provide support. Losing Banham Poultry to this crisis would be a huge blow to Attleborough and our wider Norfolk economy. The business also plays a crucial role within the UK’s national food processing sector.

Please see below my interview on BBC Look East (aired last night, 8th September) concerning the financial situation affecting Banham Poultry – along with links to some of my previous work to date.

Relevant Links

  • My previous web-stories on this issue can be found: here, here and here

(Please note that there have been a number of articles in the EDP on this issue over recent days. All can be found at their website: here)

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