Local News

Car Parking, how much?

Labour controlled Ipswich Borough Council announced last week an 8.3% increase in short-stay car parking charges across the town. This is in addition to the massive rise last year. Since 2017 Labour have increased the charges by a mouth-watering 30%, over 7 times the rate of inflation.

Employment continues to rise

More people are in work than ever before. In Ipswich, the number of people claiming the key out of work benefits has fallen by 1515, this is a 48% drop since 2010.

Chris promoted on Suffolk County Council

Conservative County Councillor for St Margaret's and Westgate, Chris Chambers, has been named Deputy Cabinet Member for Education at Suffolk County Council in last week’s annual meeting by new Council leader Cllr Matthew Hicks.

Wages are rising faster than prices

Here in Ipswich, the number of people claiming the key out of work benefits has fallen by 1536, – a 49% per cent drop – since 2010.

New figures show that more people are in work than ever before, with 3,060,672 people in work in the eastern region, an increase of 316,000 more people in work since 2010...

Ipswich Buses has new manager - just what we have been asking for

Ipswich Conservatives have been calling for Ipswich Buses, which is run and owned by Labour-run Borough Council, to employ transport experts, in order to turn round the current inefficient operation of the company which is losing so much money.

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Chris gives funds to friends of Christchurch Park

Conservative County Councillor for St Margaret's & Westgate, presented a cheque for £2000 to the Friends of Christchurch Park group from his locality budget towards their Water Fountain Project.