March 7 2014 Latest news:
Like many people, I was not quite sure what the point of police and crime commissioners was when the post was first created.
As the economy shows a few signs of recovery, there are signs that the number of new homes being built around the county, and the around the country more generally, is about to take off.
Last week’s storms caused major road chaos in Ipswich with the closure of the Orwell Bridge forcing thousands of extra vehicles on to the town’s already-busy roads.
Flooding across southern England – and the authorities’ response to it – has dominated the news over the last few days, and I can’t help feeling that the politicians haven’t covered themselves with glory.
Tim Yeo’s deselection came as no surprise to me having followed the issue as it unfolded over the last year – but his predicament should be an object lesson for MPs across the county.