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Ipswich Conservative News and Action

Councillor Cenci reports here Normally August would be a quiet time, a month in which to catch one’s breath and to reflect. However, we Ipswich conservative activists have been working several times a week to talk to residents, listen to … Continue reading

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“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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