Local News

We must push for a northen by pass - by Tom

I read with interest Paul Geater's column in last Thursday's Ipswich Star, "County needs a change of heart on major road projects" which calls for Suffolk County Council to drop its attempts to secure Government backing or a northern bypass. I disagree with this view.

Clean Air Day

Thursday 20 June is Clean Air Day and we encourage people to think about how they can contribute to reducing pollution such as walking or cycling to work or school, and not idling your engine outside schools.

Boris Johnson tops poll of Ipswich residents

Boris Johnson has topped a poll carried out by Tom Hunt to see what Ipswich residents think about the different candidates in the Conservative leadership race to become the next Prime Minister.

Campaign Managers – Position available in Ipswich

We are seeking to appoint a Campaign Manager who can help us develop our local campaigns across Ipswich. This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and ambitious individual who thrives on a wide-range of challenges.
For more details, please read on.

Pam Kelly

We are sorry to report that former Ipswich Conservatives' activist and candidate Pamela Kelly, wife to Malcolm, died peacefully on 28th April aged 67. The funeral will be held at Cambridge City crematorium on 5th June at 2:00 p.m. No flowers please, donations to Macmillan via muchloved.com.

Chris supports funding for SEND (Special Educational Needs)

Chris Chambers, St Margaret's Westgate County Councillor and Deputy Cabinet Member for Education, joined the #SendNationalCrisis march in Ipswich last week. Suffolk County Council supports better funding for our SEND children and the government need to take notice.

Reflections on European Results - by Tom Hunt

"A very disappointing set of election results for the Conservative Party last night. The poor national performance by the Conservative Party was unsurprisingly reflected here in Ipswich. 

Tom welcomes new Ipswich in 60 train service!

Commenting upon Monday's launch of the new Ipswich in 60 service, Tom stated:"This is clearly very good news and a step in the right direction. I pay tribute to the hard work that has been put in by a number of MP's in Suffolk over a number of years to make this a reality. Particularly the former MP for Ipswich Ben Gummer who was instrumental in securing both the Ipswich in 60 service and the new trains that will be introducing over the coming months.

Brexit and reaction to local election results - by Tom Hunt

As you might have expected, as the Prospective Parliamentary candidate for the Conservative Party I’ve spent much of the past month knocking on doors and talking to Ipswich residents ahead of the local elections that took place on the 2nd May.