Tag Archives: Ben Gummer

“The Cost of Tory Cuts”

One of the pledges Suffolk Conservatives made during the 2013 County Council elections was a £270 Million investment in care facilities Ipswich Labour’s Chantry Rose for that election claimed it was the cost of ‘Tory cuts’ and had the sub-headline … Continue reading

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Better Train Service for Ipswich Commuters

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Latest from Ben Gummer

Suffolk Loving Ipswich I grew up in the Suffolk countryside, first in Fressingfield, near Diss, and then after I was eight years old, just outside Debenham, in the little village of Winston. I remember, when I was very little, going … Continue reading

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News from Ben Gummer and Ipswich Conservatives

Great Local Welfare Assistance I recently attended the one year anniversary of the Local Welfare Assistance Programme. This is a very successful scheme run by Suffolk County Council, with the help of organisations such Lighthouse Women’s Aid, the CAB and … Continue reading

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News from Ben Gummer

Suffolk Schools: Good News on Two Fronts A month ago or so, one of the policy officials at the Department for Education sent me an effusive email with a link to a new page on the department’s website. I clicked … Continue reading

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Well said Ben Gummer

From here. ….But on the issue of council rents, and Council Tax, I have had to be firm and vocal in my opposition. Why? Because the council cannot have it both ways. Rightly, they point out that people have suffered … Continue reading

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Ben Gummer’s Latest Star Column

Freedom for the East of England! Not that long ago – a little over 1,200 years – Ipswich was in the southern half of the kingdom of East Anglia, whose kings held sway over our little part of the world … Continue reading

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Ben Gummer’s Latest Star Column

This important and sombre anniversary of the start of the First World War has re-lit the century-old arguments of how it all began – which, as we saw from some of the debates that have flared so far, are every … Continue reading

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Aspiration on the rise in Ipswich

The Labour Party have tried their hardest to keep the British economy wrecked like they made it by constantly talking it down. But they have failed to do so and we are now having economic growth. Labour then claimed that … Continue reading

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News From Ben Gummer MP

It’s been a blissful few days, as we’re on half-term recess which means I have been able to spend the week in Ipswich. As I don’t tire of saying, the best part of this job is the variety, the ability … Continue reading

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