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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Are traditional voting loyalties evaporating?

Are traditional party loyalties no longer so vital to voters?

Many people have already said this election is different from any other they have seen – for me the key feature is the loosening of traditional party ties.

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Conservative Party leader David Cameron (left), Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg (centre) and Prime Minister Gordon Brown, during an election debate in 2010.

Politicians must think of the ‘ordinary voter’ in campaign

We are now only a few weeks away from the start of the official General Election campaign. I know it feels as if we’ve been campaigning for months, if not years, but believe me you ain’t seen nothing yet!

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Prime Minister David Cameron made a speech at ThinkBDW in Colchester,  setting out the Conservative Party's sixth manifesto theme

Politicians have limited scope over building new homes

In his latest visit to the region this week, David Cameron focussed on housing and the perceived desire of most people to get on the housing ladder.

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Prime Minister David Cameron speaks with Saga Magazine readers.

Beware of cynical politicians courting the pensioner vote

Health warning: The following column is highly likely to get a few people hot under the collar. You have been warned! Here goes...light blue touchpaper and retreat to safe distance... Now, where’s that tin hat?

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