A Charter for Norfolk Enterprise

Speak up for the Norfolk Entrepreneurial community and be heard by key decision makers in the SME sector including a panel of Norfolk MP’s, a government minister and council leaders. Create a charter for Norfolk by Norfolk that will be taken to Westminster to improve Norfolk economic activity and help small businesses in the county.


Stephen Barclay

Steve is the Member of Parliament for North East Cambridgeshire.

He spent his first four years in Parliament as a member of the Public Accounts Committee. He became a Government Whip In 2015 covering a range of departments over two years including the Treasury, Dept for Business, Department for Exiting the European Union and the Scotland Office. He was appointed Economic Secretary to the Treasury responsible for financial services in 2017 and then Minister of State for the Department of Health and Social Care in 2018.

Norman Lamb

Norman Lamb is a British Liberal Democrat politician and solicitor. He has been the Member of Parliament for North Norfolk since 2001 and chair of the Science and Technology Select Committee since 2017.

Clive Lewis

Clive is a British Labour politician who has been the member of parliament (MP) for Norwich South since winning the seat at the 2015 general election.

Here in Norwich Clive has campaigned against the privatisation of local NHS services; been at the centre of a broad coalition of trade unions, faith groups, businesses and academics working for a Living Wage across the city; and worked with local campaign groups and trade unions for public ownership of the failing privatised rail industry.

Sir Henry Campbell Bellingham

Sir Henry Bellingham is a British Conservative politician. He was appointed Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office on 14 May 2010, a position he held until 5 September 2012. In Parliament, he represents the constituency of North West Norfolk.

In 2016, Henry was awarded a Knighthood in the New Years Honours List for Parliamentary and Public Service.


George William Freeman

Geroge Freeman, a co-founder of the Norfolk Enterprise Festival, is a British Conservative Party politician and the current Member of Parliament (MP) for Mid Norfolk.

George won the 2010 election for the new constituency of Mid Norfolk, with a majority of 14,000, after an innovative campaign (It Starts Here!) focussed on the need for a fresh start in politics. Founder of the Mind The Gap! and Positive Politics campaigns, and a passionate advocate of the role of enterprise in a renaissance of civic responsibility, he narrowly missed capturing Stevenage for the Conservatives in 2005 with one of the biggest swings of the 2005 election.

Chris Starkie


Chris Starkie serves as a Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer at New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership. He is responsible for the day to day running and development of the Local Enterprise Partnership. Working closely with the New Anglia Board, he guides the strategic direction of the LEP, ensuring it retains its focus on creating jobs and removing the barriers to economic growth.