December 18 2014 Latest news:
Over the last few weeks Ipswich council appears to be taking on a major new role – as a property developer both in the heart of the town and on the outskirts, in fact just outside the borough.
Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls came up with a splendid suggestion the other day for an “Eastern Powerhouse” to drive forward the region’s economic growth.
After taking an active interest in politics for 40 years and covering politics for 30 years, I should be used to blatant electioneering in the run-up to a general election.
I have a high regard for the county’s transport spokesman Graham Newman. He has a real interest in the subject and he seems to have a genuine desire to make it easier to get about the county.
I got my first ever income tax statement this week – breaking down where all the money I’ve paid directly to the government has gone.