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Tom on BBC Radio Suffolk

Tom was intereviewed on Lesley Dolphin's show a few days ago,

Tom says "I had the pleasure to be the guest on the BBC Radio Suffolk Lesley Dolphin show. During my interview I discussed a range of topics including my first week in Parliament, opportunities for people with special educational needs, closures to the Orwell Bridge and long term fixes to our rail network."

We are celebrating Brexit today

The United Kingdom finally leaves the European Union at 11pm tonight, marking the dawn of our national renewal.

Holocaust Memorial Day

Tom says "I was very proud to leave a message in the Holocaust Educational Trust's book of commitment to mark the 75th year since the liberation of the concentration camps of Europe following the end of the second world war.

The Prime Minister Signs the Withdrawal Agreement

The Prime Minister has signed the EU Withdrawal Agreement. He says "Today I have signed the Withdrawal Agreement for the UK to leave the EU on January 31st, honouring the democratic mandate of the British people. This signature heralds a new chapter in our nation’s history."

Solution needed for Orwell Bridge problems

Tom held positive discussions with representatives from Highways England about solutions to closures to the Orwell Bridge. Their confidential report will be published at the end of this month.

Maiden Speech

Our new MP for Ipswich, Tom Hunt, made his maiden speech in the House of Commons a few days ago.

Ipswich Labour Won't Celebrate Brexit

At Wednesday's meeting of the full Ipswich Borough Council, the Labour Executive which runs the council, rejected the opportunity for Ipswich to have a celebration of Brexit on 31st January nor replace the EU flag by the Flag of Suffolk.

Christmas and New Year greetings from Tom

Firstly, I hope everyone had a great Christmas and I wish everyone in Ipswich are happy New Year! Ipswich is a great place to be at this time of year, our fantastic pubs are alive with merriment and there are so many carol services it’s been impossible for me to even try and get to everyone.

Merry Christmas from us

May we wish a Merry Christmas to residents of Ipswich from all of us from the Ipswich Conservative Association- Councillors, Tom Hunt MP, and the Executive Council.