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Queen praises Chamber of Commerce network


By Lorna Thompson

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THE Queen has praised the Chamber of Commerce network's contribution to business communities during the pandemic as more firms prepare to reopen.

The Queen offered her support to businesses as they reopen, and praised the contribution Chambers of Commerce across Scotland, the UK and around the world in efforts to help firms, champion trade and rebuild communities.

In a letter released on June 19, the Queen, said: "As many organisations around the country are reopening, I send my warmest best wishes and support to business communities throughout the UK.

"It gives me great pride to see the contribution you and your members are making to help firms, champion trade and rebuild communities."

Sarah Medcraf, Moray Chamber of Commerce chief executive, said: "We’ve been working hard through the pandemic to ensure that businesses know how they can access support and look to move forward.

Moray Chamber of Commerce chief executive Sarah Medcraf.
Moray Chamber of Commerce chief executive Sarah Medcraf.

"We’ve also been working to support and lobby on behalf of those who have fallen through the gaps of government assistance. Chambers of Commerce are small businesses just like the many others in our economy and we are proud to provide crucial support at this time."

Tim Allan, Scottish Chambers of Commerce president, said: "As we look to the future to restart and rebuild our economy and our communities, the Queen's message will boost the morale and spirit of our members to capture the opportunities that lie ahead."

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