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Almost one in three care homes in Norfolk and Suffolk are deemed to be unsatisfactory leaving the elderly and their families having little choice of quality care in places, new analysis shows.

A former Conservative council leader has ruled out taking on Clacton MP Douglas Carswell as the UK Independence Party candidate after his name was put in the frame.

We promised people in Norfolk and Suffolk that we’d respect their vote to leave the European Union.

A Suffolk MP warned immigration will not be able to fall until welfare and education reforms allow foreign labour to be replaced with local talent.

Nick Clegg has claimed there will be an “industrial scale blame game” if Brexit “curdles and goes belly up”.

Donald Tusk has warned there is nothing to win in Breixt telling a press conference he would not pretend it was a happy day.

On 23 June last year, the people of the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union. As I have said before, that decision was no rejection of the values we share as fellow Europeans. Nor was it an attempt to do harm to the European Union or any of the remaining member states. On the contrary, the United Kingdom wants the European Union to succeed and prosper. Instead, the referendum was a vote to restore, as we see it, our national self-determination. We are leaving the European Union, but we are not leaving Europe – and we want to remain committed partners and allies to our friends across the continent.

Mark Lansley, chief executive of Broadland Wineries

James Cleverly paid an emotional tribute to his friend PC Keith Palmer who was killed in the grounds of Houses of Parliament and made a call for posthumous recognition.

“We are not afraid, our hearts are with you”. This was the simple message next to flowers by the police cordon which sealed off the vast crime scene which Westminster has become.

Like the famous green benches of the House of Commons, the police are part of the fabric of Westminster.

East Anglian Daily Times and Ipswich Star group political editor Annabelle Dickson reports on today’s terrorist incident at the Palace of Westminster from the scene.

Cigarette packets should contain a warning about the risk of smoking to expectant mothers, Colchester’s MP has said.

East Anglian MPs have signed a cross-party letter criticising the BBC’s Brexit coverage.

Former Tory Cabinet minister Norman Tebbit said he hopes Martin McGuinness is “parked in a particularly hot and unpleasant corner of hell for the rest of eternity”.

Car insurance premiums would go up for everyone if a Lowestoft teenager’s plea for a £1,200 cap for young people went ahead, insurance giant Aviva has claimed.

Theresa May has announced March 29 is the day she will trigger Article 50 - the formal process for leaving the European Union.

George Osborne has been appointed editor of the London Evening Standard.

Colchester’s MP has spoken of his relief after police in Essex have dropped an investigation into his election expenses.

An elderly woman from Little Clacton who waited three weeks to see a GP was told patients needed to be at “death’s door” to get an urgent appointment, an MP has claimed.

Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced plans to hold a second independence referendum following the Brexit referendum.

Clacton and Thetford have the highest proportion of leave voters, according to our major new poll.

East Anglia has few regrets about leaving the European Union days before Theresa May wants to formally gives Brussels notice of Britain’s departure, our major new poll reveals.

East Anglian commuters could benefit from safer and quicker journeys from a £400,000 project which could see traffic lights installed at the notorious Fiveways roundabout on the A11.

Former Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg will have little sympathy with the Conservatives’ manifesto woes.

Cash to teach young people about the importance of universal suffrage almost 100 years after women first got the vote will be announced in the chancellor’s International Women’s Day budget.

A potential Tory rebellion over the closure of a scheme to resettle unaccompanied children has been seen off by the government.

Will Quince has urged the government continue to consult with local authorities over how many child refugees they can take as he stands willing to defy his party whip over the issue.

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