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Dan Poulter

In the past week children across East Anglia exited school gates sheepishly clutching brown envelopes with a look of dread writ large across their faces.

Jeremy Corbyn

Pressure on Ipswich Hospital’s under-strain A&E department could be eased if new proposals are approved by health chiefs, a Suffolk MP has said.

Dan Poulter

MP Bernard Jenkin has called the Conservative Party a failing organisation that is in “crisis” following a disastrous general election campaign.

Dan Poulter

The government must invest “a little bit more” in key public services, a Suffolk Tory MP has warned putting him at odds with the Prime Minister.

Dan Poulter

Removing the 1% pay cap on NHS pay could save the organisation money by reducing its reliance on expensive agency staff, former health minister Dr Dan Poulter said.

Dan Poulter

Highways officials have submitted a bid for funding for £5.36million improvements to the A140 near Eye Airfield to cut congestion and make the road safer.

Dan Poulter

Hopes of getting a northern bypass for Ipswich have received a double boost from the government as it tries to encourage the growth of towns and cities across the country.

Colin Noble

The NHS must invest in cyber security before another attack puts patients in danger, a Suffolk MP has said.

Dan Poulter

MPs from constituencies across the county came together for a special photocall yesterday as they gave their backing to the first ever Suffolk Day.

Dan Poulter

Almost half of people who left Suffolk and north Essex for London think staying at home would have hampered their opportunities in life.

Dan Poulter

Newly-elected Conservative MPs from Suffolk and Essex seem set to back the Prime Minister and a deal with Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party in the wake of the general election disappointment.

George Osborne

Labour’s success in taking Ipswich may have provided the headline in this year’s general election in East Anglia – but with most seats staying Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May retains the support of most MPs.

Jeremy Corbyn

In a video interview, Dr Dan Poulter sympathises with Ben Gummer and says a rise in younger voters driven by the University of Suffolk was a big factor behind his Ipswich counterpart sensationally losing his seat.

Dan Poulter

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

Ben Gummer

Central Suffolk and North Ipswich is a constituency that was essentially created in 1983 when Suffolk’s current political map was largely created – and is really a seat with a very contrasting character.

Dan Poulter

Schoolchildren in Suffolk are learning how to take better care of their mental health and to recognise when a classmate is struggling.

Dan Poulter

Unhealthy drinks packed with sugar are being phased out of hospital shops and cafes in the region as part of a new crackdown by NHS England.

Dan Poulter

Political analysts in London and in the major cities of the Midlands and the North of England are already describing the 2017 poll as the “Brexit Election” – but in this part of the world it is likely to be about many other issues, writes Paul Geater.

Therese Coffey

MPs from across Suffolk were caught on the back foot by the Prime Minister’s announcement – but they were looking forward to the General Election on June 8.

Therese Coffey

One Suffolk household dialled 999 for an ambulance 516 times in a year, shocking figures have revealed.

Dan Poulter

The Star’s new Ditch the Car campaign has today received more high-profile backing from the town’s mayor and MP Dr Dan Poulter who both backed it as a way of improving health and easing road congestion.

Dan Poulter

This week the Ipswich Star is calling on readers to Ditch the Car one day a month to help reduce congestion in the town centre - particularly during the morning and evening rush hour.

Dan Poulter

The Ipswich Star today launches a new campaign urging people to ‘Ditch the Car’ and find a new way to get to work at least once a month.

Dan Poulter

A new £9.5million super-surgery is set to be built on the old Tooks’ Bakery site in Norwich Road, Ipswich, by 2020.

Dan Poulter

MPs from Suffolk and Essex were caught up in the drama around Westminster – with several caught in the lockdown at the House of Commons as they voted in the Chamber.

Dan Poulter

Roads across Suffolk – and especially in Ipswich – are set to get a share of a £40m fund to ease the worst junctions.

Dan Poulter

Officials at county councils across the country were trying to work out how far the government’s announcement of more cash for social care would go to ease the looming crisis in the sector.

Dan Poulter

Health chiefs say spending more money on private ambulances is necessary despite failing to hit response times for the most seriously-ill or injured patients.

Dan Poulter

Clinical claims at Suffolk and north Essex’s three main hospital trusts have cost just over £51million, an investigation by this newspaper has revealed.

Dan Poulter

Campaigners in Suffolk are urging MPs to back a ground-breaking European treaty that aims to eradicate domestic violence against women and girls.

Therese Coffey

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