Local Economy

Ensuring our local economy can thrive in West Dorset for the benefit of all and grow following the impact of the Covid pandemic. 


Chris Loder MP pushes Treasury Minister to review rural funding allocations

Speaking in Parliament on the 7th May 2024, West Dorset’s MP once again made the case for fairer rural funding allocations. The local MP called for the Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Laura Trott, to review the ‘Green Book’ guidance to ensure fairness in rural funding allocations.

West Dorset’s MP confirms cash machine at Sherborne Banking Hub

Chris Loder, MP for West Dorset, has confirmed that Sherborne Banking Hub will have a cash machine (ATM) available in the town centre. It follows scaremongering attempts by the Liberal Democrats on political leaflets, claiming that there is no guarantee of a cash point in Cheap Street.