Prime Minister David Cameron hails Local Business Accelerators as ‘excellent initiative’

Prime Minister David Cameron is backing the Local Business Accelerators campaign

Prime Minister David Cameron is backing the Local Business Accelerators campaign

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DAVID Cameron paid tribute to the Local Business Accelerators campaign launched by Britain’s regional and local newspapers today, describing it as an “excellent initiative” aimed at giving practical support to small businesses across the UK.

The Prime Minister said: “In towns and cities across the country, local and regional newspapers are helping to build stronger local communities and contributing to growth by supporting local businesses.

“They have a major role to play in championing growth. I want this to be the most pro-growth Government in living memory.

“We are cutting red tape, cutting corporation tax, boosting tax relief for investors in start ups and entrepreneurs, getting the banks to increase lending to small firms and supporting the banks’ £2.5billion Business Growth Fund to back established and growing businesses.

“The Local Business Accelerators campaign will help provide the boost that our smaller British businesses