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This Government does not support the removal of statues

"The Government does not support the removal of statues or similar objects", reassuring words by the Culture Secretary, Oliver Dowden (pictured), hopefully he follows this up with a similarly reassuring response to the letter I signed with 12 other MPs about the behaviour of the National Trust sm

BBC U-Turns on Last Night of the Proms

Under intense pressure from Conservative MPs including Tom Hunt, the BBC has performed a double U-Turn and will now permit the singing of Land of Hope and Glory and Rule Britannia at Last Night of the Proms on Saturday week.Tom said "This is a victory for common sense and patriotic values..."

Conservatives Supporting Ipswich People

Many more challenges ahead but Ipswich Conservatives and our MP Tom Hunt are very pleased that so far tens of thousands of our fellow residents have been supported by the Government in the way they have. 

David Hale

We are sorry and sad to advise that former Conservative councillor and past Mayor, David Hale has passed away after a short illness.   He represented Holywells Ward from 1999 until 2012, and was Mayor of Ipswich 2008-2009.

We express our symapthy to his family and friends.


Tom's 1st 6 months as MP

It's been over six months since I became your Member of Parliament. I love my constituency and I am working hard for Ipswich. I made this video to tell you all about what I have done so far.

The Neo Marxism behind "Black Live Matters" by Tom

Tom says "I don’t think there were any decent-minded folk who weren’t shaken by the footage of the death of George Floyd on May 25. Understandably, a great many were so shaken by it that they wanted to do something and at least demonstrate their hostility to racism in all its forms and the need for it to be combated wherever its found by joining public demonstrations."

Tom's weekly Star Column about Hospital Services

You won't be surprised to know that bearing in mind my activities this week with the joint letter and my interventions in the Commons I have decided to write about plans to remove elective Orthopaedics from Ipswich Hospital and to transfer these vital services to a new centre in Colchester.

Ipswich Museum Online Survey

Last year Ipswich Borough Council was awarded a sum of money from the Heritage Lottery Fund to develop plans for the redevelopment of the Museum in High Street. An important part of this is finding out what local people might want in our ‘new’ museum.

Tom on statues and culture

I have written in my column this week about debate over our statues and other cultural expressions. I share the anger at the death of George Floyd and the contempt for racism in all its forms.