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James Cartlidge

After a night of drama in the House of Commons, MPs from the region were taking stock after the Prime Minister was left with a stronger rejection of the No Deal option than she had hoped.

Police dogs might think they are just playing games - but their handlers know just how vital their role is.

Suffolk farmers' concerns - from the future of water abstraction licences to the risks posed by a 'no deal' Brexit - were put before MPs and government officials at a special meeting in Westminster.

Job figures for East Anglia are refreshingly buoyant - but with Brexit around the corner, the future looks uncertain.

The loss of major companies in the south Suffolk area over the last 18 months is a "worrying trend", according to a county councillor.

After a dramatic two days in the House of Commons, attention now turns to what happens next in the Brexit saga - and we should not have too long to wait.

Theresa May has survived the Vote of Confidence in her government - but not without another bruising debate in the House of Commons.

MPs are expecting another day of high drama at Westminster on Wednesday as the House of Commons holds a rare vote of confidence in the Government.

Members of the Suffolk Chamber of Commerce are hoping to meet Transport Secretary Chris Grayling in Parliament next week as the press the case to upgrade the A14 in the county.

The British government is edging closer to Tuesday's key Commons vote on Theresa May's Brexit deal.

Conservative MPs from across the region are increasingly coming to the conclusion that the UK will leave the EU on March 29 without a deal being agreed.

Policing along the Suffolk/Essex border has come under fire at a farmers' meeting in Lavenham.

Theresa May has won the confidence vote on her leadership of the Conservatives - but has promised MPs she will not lead the party into the next General Election.

Suffolk's Tory MPs look set to vote together to support Theresa May in Wednesday night's confidence vote on her leadership - but in Essex the picture is somewhat different.

MPs have urged caution amid calls for the government to seize control of the region's failing mental health trust.

MPs from across the region are still trying to work out what will happen next on Brexit as Prime Minister Theresa May started at whistle-stop tour of European capitals after pulling Tuesday's vote in the House of Commons.

A Suffolk MP will join calls to abolish the region's mental health trust unless there is clear evidence of significant improvement by the end of January, it has emerged.

A British company has put in a "significant bid" for a major industrial site in Sudbury which could see 500 jobs saved, South Suffolk MP James Cartlidge has revealed.

A "visionary and ambitious" bid to establish a pioneering multi-million pound centre for technology in the east has been put forward.

Most Conservative MPs from this region continue to support the Prime Minister in the face of the Brexit storm - but accept that the Parliamentary numbers make it difficult to see how the deal announced on Wednesday can get through.

Suffolk's Conservative MPs have held a meeting with Education Secretary Damian Hinds in a bid to get more support to deal with the county's crisis in special needs education.

Countryside campaigners have lobbied for tougher action on illegal blood sport as gamekeepers fight a 'frontline' battle against hare coursing.

Suffolk MPs heard first hand about the destructive impact of illegal hare coursing during a meeting with a rural lobby group - which is calling for stiffer penalties.

As newly-selected Ipswich candidate Tom Hunt joins thousands of other Tories at this week's party conference, I hope he enjoys himself - because he's got a heck of a lot to do over the next few years.

A Suffolk man has received a prestigious award from the prime minister for championing mental health awareness following the death of his twin brother.

Credible potential buyers have "expressed interest" in purchasing a major industrial site in Sudbury and retaining its workforce, according to a Suffolk MP.

South Suffolk MP James Cartlidge has been appointed Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt.

A right-wing pro-Brexit group seeking to topple Theresa May has missed its target when trying to get Suffolk residents to sign up as Tory members - it wrote to Labour agent John Cook urging him to "Unite the Right!"

A month-long study which will explore opportunities to save a major industrial site in Sudbury has been commissioned by the district council.

MPs and rail bosses have come together to press the case for a major boost to one of the region's busiest rail junctions.

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