Tom Hunt statement regarding consultation for the proposed Northern bypass: "I'm glad that plans for a northern bypass are progressing through the various stages and that local people are going to be able to have their say through the consultation process.
Last week I met with Richard Taylor, Head of Strategic Planning at Network Rail to discuss what improvements are necessary to the region's rail network to allow a more frequent Ipswich in 60 train service to London.
Ipswich Conservative Borough Group Leader and Castle Hill Councillor Ian Fisher was on Sophy Ridge's Sky News programme on Sunday morning. The panel of Conservative members were expressing their varying views on their preferred leader of either Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt.
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.
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.