Harman on her way to Ipswich as election takes off

IPSWICH: Two top politicians who both hope to be in the cabinet on May 7 are due in town on Thursday as the election campaign steps up a gear.

And the leader of UKIP is due in South Suffolk – a seat high on his party’s list of targets.

Labour deputy leader Harriet Harman is due to visit a SureStart centre in Ipswich as part of a regional tour on Thursday.

Meanwhile shadow chief secretary to the Treasury Philip Hammond is due in town to support Ben Gummer and to meet business leaders.

Lord Pearson, leader of UKIP which finished second in the region in last year’s European elections, is due to visit Hadleigh to boost the election campaign of David Campbell-Bannerman – who is already an MEP for the region.

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