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Yesterday, 17:57

Health Secretary and West Suffolk MP Matt Hancock has called in the police after his campaign workers said they felt intimidated by Labour activists by two hustings meetings in the constituency.

Yesterday, 15:15

As the 2019 General Election moves into its last few days, all the attention in Suffolk and north Essex is focussed on the area's only marginal seat - Ipswich.

Yesterday, 05:30

When Yougov published the results of its "mega" MRP poll last week showing that the Conservatives were on course to win a 68-seat majority in the 2019 General Election, I found their findings credible.

A wholesale review of Ipswich's transport network has been mooted in a bid to solve the town's traffic woes.

Wed, 19:27

Colchester Borough Council is expected to agree a new set of plans to combat the housing crisis and rising number of homeless people in the area.

Wed, 17:19

Sandy Martin was the best MP in Suffolk at engaging with constituents during the last parliament according to new figures from the pressure group Change.org.

Wed, 16:30

Independent councillor David Nettleton has joined the Conservative Party and will join the Tory group on the two local authorities he is a member of.

The leader of the Lib Dems has warned farmers in Essex of the dangers she says the agriculture sector faces from a no-deal Brexit.

Fresh images have been released for a new multi-million pound public services hub in Bury St Edmunds combining leisure, council, health and education facilities, after a planning application was submitted.

Paul Geater - Opinion

Yesterday, 05:30

When Yougov published the results of its "mega" MRP poll last week showing that the Conservatives were on course to win a 68-seat majority in the 2019 General Election, I found their findings credible.

Thursday, November 28, 2019

We are now just two weeks away from the 2019 General Election - it really is the business end of the campaign when people really are going to have to make up their minds how to vote.

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Watching this week's 2019 General Election debate reminded me so much of watching a Champion's League second-leg match between two heavyweight teams where one starts 3-0 ahead after the first skirmish.

Thursday, November 14, 2019

General elections are nothing if they not major media events - and the way the parties are playing news organisations has always been a feature of how democracy works in this country.

Thursday, November 7, 2019

A week on from the confirmation that the 2019 General Election will be held on December 12, we've been undergoing the traditional "phoney war" as parliamentary business is polished off and former MPs return to their constituencies.

Thursday, October 31, 2019

So we've finally got a decision and we are going for a General Election on December 12 - the first case of Jingle Polls since the 1920s!

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Over recent weeks, I've tried to keep this column as Brexit-free as possible - but there really is only one political show in town at the moment and I'm starting to think the issue could have a serious impact on Suffolk politics.

Thursday, October 17, 2019

When they first hit the headlines by protesting in London and other cities across the world a few months ago, I had considerable sympathy for the Extinction Rebellion protesters and their cause.

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Anyone who has seen my column over the last couple of years will know of my concerns about the violent language that is increasingly being used in political debates in this country.

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