Chancellor Visits Chiswick Business Park

Speaks to local entrepreneurs and business leaders


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The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne paid a flying visit to Chiswick this week.

He met hundreds of local business people at a reception at Chiswick Business Park.

In a speech to an audience of entrepreneurs and business leaders, he praised the vitality, creativity and enterprise of West London and called for business to talk with him and the local MP about ideas for what still needs to be done to help businesses to grow.

(From left to right) Erik Sjølie and Valborg Lundegaard, Aker Solutions; Rt Hon. George Osborne MP, Chancellor of the Exchequer; Mary Macleod MP; Mike Smith, Operations Director at Aker Solutions.

Local MP Mary Macleod said: “It was great to hear the Chancellor speak to businesses in Chiswick Park this week. West London is such a fantastic place to do business – and Chiswick Park is the jewel in its crown. By cutting corporation tax to the lowest in the G20 and by cutting national insurance, we are doing more than ever for businesses of all sizes."

Mike Smith, Operations Director of Aker Solutions, said: “As a company investing heavily in the UK, Aker Solutions was delighted to be able to host this event on behalf of Mary Macleod in support of the West London business community.”

October 24, 2013

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