Jeremy Hunt, Secretary of State for Health, visited Ipswich Hospital with Ben Gummed to congratulate staff on their recent 'Good' rating from the CQC .

Are politicians’ visits anything other than brief photo opps?

As I approach the home straight of my sixth general election campaign, I really should be getting used to being treated like dirt by top politicians and their staff.

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Labour MP Caroline Flint and Labour candidate David Ellesmere head out door knocking around the Prince of Wales Drive area of Ipswich - but has the campaign changed many minds?

Is anything happening in this year’s election campaigns?

Like most other political geeks, I’ve been trying to work out what is happening during the campaign over the last week or so – and I have to say that so far it’s not a lot.

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The Conservatives who voted in the election for Colin Noble and Christopher Hudson at Suffolk County Council must be prepared to reveal who they suppported.

Councillors must justify their leadership choices to voters

Just who do those running the Conservative group at Suffolk County Council think they are?

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Mark Beee found it impossible to continue as council leader despite the support of many Conservative politicians.

So why did Mark Bee feel forced to stand down from the county leadership race?

Mark Bee’s decision not to stand for re-election as leader of the Conservative group at Suffolk County Council will come as a shock to many people – especially those outside the cosy political world of Endeavour House.

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A crossing over the Wet Dock lock gates could ease congestion.

A Wet Dock Crossing could be good – whoever’s in power

I learned many years ago not to take any budget at face value while it is being delivered by whoever is the Chancellor of the Exchequer of the day.

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