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Liz's Reflections on 100 Years of Women's Voting

When the first British women gained the right to vote in February 1918 celebrations were very muted because the Great War was still raging. Sylvia Pankhurst in her book The Suffragette Movement said: “the sorrows of the world conflict precluded jubilations”

Ipswich Women Celebrate 100 Years of Voting

The Ipswich Women’s Festival occurred last Saturday at the University building at the Waterfront. This celebrated 100 years of women getting the vote. Holywells Councillor Liz Harsant was one of the speakers during the morning. 

Conservative Party Conference 2018

A number of Ipswich Conservative councillors, Association members and Tom Hunt attended the Party Conference in Birmingham this week.

It was a good opportunity to catch up will colleagues from across the region and country and focus on how the Conservative Party is transforming the country for the better, in contrast to when Jeremy Corbyn's party crashed the economy 10 years ago.

We're freezing fuel duty for the ninth year in a row

We're freezing fuel duty for the ninth year in a row, cutting tax and making the UK a country of opportunity for all. So that no matter where you come from or what your circumstances, if you work hard and play by the rules, you will be fairly rewarded.

More high-quality apprenticeships

We want to help businesses train the workers of the future as well as giving older workers the skills they need in a changing economy. We’re doubling funding for apprenticeships to £2.45 billion by 2019-20.