Small Business Minister Confirmed to Speak at ACS’ Heart of the Community Reception!

Small Business Minister Kelly Tolhurst MP has been confirmed to speak at the Parliamentary Reception following ACS’ Heart of the Community conference taking place on 15th October in the heart of Westminister.

The Minister will make a speech at an exclusive House of Commons drinks reception following the conference, providing an overview of the government’s work to support local shops and the high streets on which they trade. Kelly Tolhurst MP is the Minister responsible for small businesses, labour markets, Post Offices, the Retail Sector Council and entire retail sector.  

The conference will bring together retailers from across the convenience sector to; campaign with MPs at the House of Commons drinks reception, hear the latest from leading experts on the policy issues affecting the sector and network with a diverse range of retailers and suppliers.

This year’s conference will focus on three key areas:

  • Food – The changing food landscape: health, taste and waste.
  • Services – The changing nature of in-store services for local communities.
  • Crime – Delivering an end to violence and abuse.

The Heart of the Community conference and Parliamentary Reception are free to attend for ACS members, but places are limited. For more information and to book your place, please email

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