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Former Ipswich MP Ben Gummer has started two new roles after taking time out following his election defeat in June last year.

Ben Gummer

Suffolk MP Dr Dan Poulter says he denies “all allegations of misconduct or inappropriate behaviour” after he was referred for investigation by his party’s new disciplinary committee.

Dan Poulter

Seven MPs from across Norfolk and Suffolk met with mental health bosses to thrash out an action plan for recovery.

Sandy Martin

A Suffolk MP has slammed a leaked government plan to slash immigration saying: “We should not be in the business of splitting up families.”

Sandy Martin

A 1,000-signature strong petition could not save the Ipswich free shuttle bus when members of the county council backed plans to withdraw funding for the service from the end of the month.

James Finch

Labour’s Sandy Martin has called the government’s £1billion deal with the Democratic Unionist Party a “bribe” and warned the money raised for the deal means Suffolk will lose out.

Theresa May

Ipswich’s newly elected MP has called for restrictions on the so-called “crack cocaine” of gambling after figures indicated more than £4.5m was lost on the machines last year in the town.

Sandy Martin

While the rest of the country were going to the polls last Thursday, students from Westbourne Academy in Ipswich were having their own election – with a very different result.

Theresa May’s two closest aides have quit in the wake of the disastrous General Election result.

Ben Gummer

The outcome of the 2017 General Election has resulted in a hung parliament - but what does a hung parliament mean and what happens now?

Jeremy Corbyn

Video: General Election 2017: In numbers

Friday, June 9, 2017

With a record-breaking number of women MPs elected, and Labour gaining more seats than thought possible, this General Election has been one to remember.

Jeremy Corbyn

Liberal Democrat Sir Bob Russell failed in his bid to make one last bid for glory in his former Colchester stronghold.

Liberal Democrat

Therese Coffey extended her share of the vote in Suffolk Coastal – winning 33,713 votes to claim victory again.

Therese Coffey

The West Suffolk constituency declared for the incumbent Conservative Matt Hancock, as UKIP’s vote was decimated.

Liberal Democrats

Britain was bracing itself for a hung parliament after the publication of the exit poll at the end of voting in the 2017 General Election.

Ben Gummer

Labour candidate Sandy Martin has nosed ahead of Tory Ben Gummer in the battle to win the Ipswich seat in Thursday’s general election according to Ipswich Star research.

Sandy Martin

Waveney is the most marginal seat in Suffolk. Two years ago Peter Aldous, who won it for the Conservatives in 2010, increased his majority to 2,408.

Jeremy Corbyn

A new national poll has estimated that Ben Gummer is in a fight for his political life by putting Labour ahead in Ipswich.

Ben Gummer

Candidates for the 2017 General Election in Suffolk and Essex have now been confirmed. They are:

Ben Gummer

After last week’s horrendous events in Manchester, the election campaign is now back at the top of the news agenda – but it would be naive to believe that the bombing is not going to affect anything.

Donald Trump

Ipswich’s General Election candidates faced a stern grilling from students at Northgate Sixth Form this morning in a Question Time-style debate.

Ben Gummer

Shadow cabinet member Angela Rayner has visited Sidegate Primary School in Ipswich to promote Labour’s education policy – and see youngsters preparing for their own election.

Ben Gummer

An election candidate whose son was stillborn has welcomed proposals to grant parents paid leave from work if a child dies.

Election 2017

Nominations have closed as the battle for seats in Westminster takes on a new intensity with four weeks to go before polling day in the 2017 General Election.

Sandy Martin

One of my colleagues was moaning to me the other day: “This is the dullest election campaign ever. We all know what is going to happen. How can we make it exciting?”

Jeremy Corbyn

The revelation that Prime Minister Theresa May supports fox hunting has been met with a mixed reaction by the hunts in Suffolk and Essex, who agree the current situation is unworkable.

Theresa May

The General Election campaign in South Suffolk has stepped up a gear with the launch of the Conservative campaign by James Cartlidge.

James Cartlidge

The Conservatives have retained power at Suffolk County Council and seen their majority increase massive.

Colin Noble

Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell helped give Ipswich Labour Party a big boost at the start of the General Election as the star guest at the town’s May Day Festival in Alexandra Park.

Jeremy Corbyn

A group calling itself the Suffolk EU Alliance is out to cause a political stir in Suffolk by tactically voting, en masse, for hand-picked candidates in the forthcoming county and general elections.

David Cameron

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