14 MAY 2015
Earlier this week, Therese was asked by the Prime Minister to become Deputy Leader of the House of Commons as he assembled his Ministerial team following the election.
Therese said: "I am absolutely delighted to be have been asked by the Prime Minister to become Deputy Leader of the House of Commons – helping Leader of the House, Chris Grayling, implement the Government's manifesto by getting legislation through the House of Commons. It's a role I'm hugely looking forward to. Rest assured I will still be batting for Suffolk - lobbying other Ministers on behalf of constituents and on constituency issues."
13 MAY 2015
Therese has welcomed new figures showing unemployment is at a record low in Suffolk Coastal. 399 people in Suffolk Coastal areclaiming Jobseeker's Allowance - a 69% drop since 2010. This means more people in work, with the security of a good job and a regular pay packet so they can provide for themselves and their families.
Therese said: "These are great figures, with 227,125 more people in work in the East since Labour left office in 2010. Across the UK, there are 2.05 million more people in work."
Therese added: "The Government are committed to achieving full employment, so everyone who wants to work can have the security of a regular...
11 MAY 2015
Therese has been successfully re-elected to continue to serve you as MP for Suffolk Coastal.
Speaking after her election success, Therese said: "Thank you from the bottom of my heart to the 28,855 people who re-elected me as Member of Parliament for Suffolk Coastal. It is a privilege to serve and represent each and every one of you."
"It was vital that Britain returned a strong Government to make sure the benefits of our growing economy can continue to deliver great public services. With more jobs, lower taxes and the deficit down, we can invest in good schools to help our children reach their full potential, provide an NHS that always...
24 APR 2015
This is my first election leaflet seeking your endorsement to re-elect me as MP for Suffolk Coastal.
1st election leaflet
17 APR 2015
Therese Coffey has welcomed new figures showing that only 444 people in Suffolk Coastal are claiming Jobseeker's Allowance, the lowest on record, and 918 fewer than five years ago - which is a drop of two thirds. Youth unemployment is also at its lowest since records began.
Therese said: 'It's excellent news that unemployment has fallen by over two thirds of those since the start of Parliament are now employed. That's 918 more families here with the stability and security of a regular pay packet.
This is thanks to the hard work and the determination of people here, the confidence of local businesses and the Conservatives' strong...
15 APR 2015
You can read details of the Conservative Party Manifesto for a brighter, more secure future for Britain here.
This will offer people security at every stage of theie life.
For the best start in life we will continue to increase spending on the NHS, provide 7-day a week access to your GP and deliver a truly 7-day NHS – so you know you will always have access to a free and high quality health service when you need it most.
For your school years we will maintain the amount of money that follows each child into school, ensure there is a good primary school place available for every child and lift the cap on university places – so...
15 APR 2015
Therese has welcomed the news that the Connected cities broadband voucher scheme has been extended to Greater Ipswich whichincludes Suffolk Coastal district. This is great news for Suffolk Coastal businesses who want to get online.
You can get a voucher for up to £3000 from the Government towards a fibre or WiFi connection. Further information on this scheme is available via www.connectionvouchers.co.uk.
15 APR 2015
Therese will be attending a number of hustings throughout the constituency in the lead up to May 7th alongside the other candidates.
Please see the details below for venues and timings.
Halesworth - 17th April - United Reformed Church from 8pm
Southwold - 19th April - St Edmund's Hall from 6pm
Woodbridge - 20th April - St John's Parish Church from 7:30pm
Felixstowe - 26th April - Salvation Army from 7:30pm