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Live: Ipswich election results and comment as the votes are counted

02:41 23 May 2014

The election count taking place at Ipswich Corn Exchange.

The election count taking place at Ipswich Corn Exchange.

Results from the Corn Exchange where the Ipswich Borough Council results are being counted.

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Paul Geater, political correspondent for the Ipswich Star and EADT brings you all the latest from the 2014 local elections.

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4 comments

  • Ben Gummer's attitude is an interesting one. Using template messages such as "Our democracy is our strength" when its actually our democracy (or lack of) is our weakness. I hope the MP will use his remaining time left to cohere with local government to make Ipswich less Ipswich (couldn't exactly use the word I was thinking of)...

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    Ipswich Entrepreneur

    Friday, May 23, 2014

  • Winston Barrington Jr. I don't think people have been banned for commenting on this site; they just realise it is a waste of time because anything intelligent which tries to comment on important issues is not allowed. Even comments on their censorship policy are often banned; especially if comparisons are made (but it is ok for Prince Charles to do that!). So at the end of the day I suspect PC Plod et al think is it worth wasting my time trying to add my thoughts on important issues to these comment pages or shall I just have a nice cup of tea. The tea wins. Sad for our region.

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    Johnthebap

    Friday, May 23, 2014

  • I also don't think any of our votes will matter. The respective councils will still retain power, and they will continue to run our home town into the ground.

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    Winston Barrington Jr.

    Friday, May 23, 2014

  • I see you quickly dropped the article and Poll on going to the Suffolk Show when it showed that the overwhelming majority were not that interested! Not what you wanted I think.

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    Johnthebap

    Thursday, May 22, 2014

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