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East Anglia: David Cameron pretty much rules out holiday in Norfolk or Suffolk this year

PUBLISHED: 11:13 11 April 2014 | UPDATED: 11:13 11 April 2014

David Cameron and Nick Clegg finally agree on something - MPs should not get a pay hike

David Cameron and Nick Clegg finally agree on something - MPs should not get a pay hike

The Prime Minister pretty much ruled out an East Anglian break this year for fear he would be accused of having too many holidays.

David Cameron will instead be going to flood-hit Cornwall for the fifth year in a row.

He came under fire last year for hitting a holiday tally of four by the summer, when he was snapped trying to answer to the age-old conundrum of how to change gracefully into a swimming costume while on the beach.

Questioned on whether he would come on holiday to the East he said: “Knowing the lobby (corp of political journalists) as I do, if I had too many summer holidays you would all be jumping on the ‘Prime Minister having too many summer holidays bandwagon’.”

There have been reporters in the Spanish press that he is taking his family on holiday to Lanzarote over Parliament’s Easter break, although he said yesterday he will be spending time with his in-laws.

A Downing Street spokesman said they never confirmed the PM’s movements for security reasons.

Firefighters have been called to a blaze in a residential street in Ipswich.

Starstruck pupils at a Suffolk primary school gasped and cheered as The Voice contestants Tania Hambleton and Ryan North treated the excited youngsters to a mini concert.

A Suffolk MP has demanded the Government pledge emergency cash to solve an ambulance crisis which whistleblowers claim has killed scores across the region.

The care received by patients was assessed by an independent panel

These are the first photos of the completed new flagship branch for Ipswich Building Society.

A Suffolk war hero who survived eight bomb blasts has told this newspaper a new political party launching nationwide next month aims repair the country’s public services – and give disillusioned voters a voice.

The University of Essex is among more than 60 institutions set to strike next month over pensions – however staff at the University of Suffolk are not expected to take part.

A reality TV star was caught reading about horses while driving along a Suffolk road.

A former Ipswich man who raped and sexually assaulted a schoolgirl has been jailed for 12 years.

Temperatures in Suffolk and Essex are forecast to rival Athens in Greece tomorrow as a spell of mild weather is set to continue.

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