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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.

Staff and governors from primary schools across Colchester have met the town's MP Will Quince to tell him about the impact a funding crisis is having on the town's most vulnerable children.

The controversial elephant sculpture proposed for the roundabout outside Colchester railway station has been approved by council planners without any objection.

Dangerous pavements in Colchester town centre are a top priority for repair - after the borough council's cleaning reportedly blasted the grout out from the walkways.

Colchester's elephants are popular residents of the town's zoo - but plans to bring a new one nearer the town centre have not gone down well with the town's MP Will Quince or his Conservative colleagues.

A war of words has broken out between community leaders in Colchester after it was rebranded as a city - even though it is still only a town.

A Colchester veteran who claims he suffered a campaign of abuse while serving in Suffolk has launched a fight to crack down on bullying in the Army.

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.

MPs return to Parliament for the first time in 2019 this week - and on Wednesday they start the new debate on the Prime Minister's deal to pull Britain out of the EU.

Delays to train services in the same week that ticket prices have gone up are leaving many commuters frustrated, an MP has said.

Colchester's latest development beyond the A12 can coexist with the town centre without competing - says the town's MP.

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.

Conservative MPs from across Suffolk and Essex have been making their views known on Theresa May's vote of confidence which is set to take place this evening.

Colchester MP Will Quince has quit his position as ministerial aide over the Government's EU withdrawal agreement.

Business leaders, from the Essex Chambers, meet with with Network Rail to find out about development plans in the county.

Former Colchester MP Sir Bob Russell has written to his former colleagues still in the House of Commons urging them to back the Prime Minister's Brexit deal with the European Union.

While speculation continues to swirl around the Prime Minister and the future of Britain's relations with the EU post-Brexit many of the region's Tory MPs and party members are expressing frustration at the extreme-Brexiteers in their party.

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.

Essex Chambers of Commerce hosted a lunch with Colchester MP Will Quince to discuss some of the issues and challenges facing businesses in the town.

What can be done to ease traffic congestion around Colchester? MP Will Quince looks at the issue in his column.

The Ipswich Road roadworks in Colchester are to be accelerated after a petition signed by thousands of angry motorists demanded progress.

Central Suffolk and North Ipswich MP Dr Dan Poulter was one of the sponsors of an amendment which could lead to the relaxation of strict rules against abortion and same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland.

A controversial new scheme to crack down on "filthy" conditions is being launched in Colchester - with council chiefs employing 'litter police' to patrol the streets.

Parents of children attending Essex schools led by a troubled academy trust have been left disappointed after senior staff left without answering questions over their leadership.

Two senior members of a troubled Essex academy trust have left their positions - months after being suspended pending an investigation.

An Essex MP who lost a baby son has spoken of his delight after the Government today introduced a new workplace right to paid leave for bereaved parents.

Angry parents are demanding answers after allegations an Essex academy misused hundreds of thousands of pounds of public money it had been awarded to carry out building and fire safety work.

A lack of police funding should be treated "as a matter of shame" which is reducing officers' ability to prevent and detect crime in the way they would like, a chief constable has said.

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