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Ipswich needs a northern relief road – by Tom Hunt

Tom Hunt writes "During the selection process to become the Conservative Prospective Parliamentary candidate for Ipswich, I made clear my support for a northern relief road for Ipswich. I’m fully aware of how significant this issue is for Ipswich and the benefits that a new road could bring."

We will remember them

On this 100th anniversary of the Armistice ending the Great War, let us take a moment to pause and be thankful for those countless brave souls who gave their lives to ensure our freedom.

A Conservative Budget for Working Families

The East of England will benefit from investment in transport, business and technology, as the Chancellor recently set out his plan to reward the hard work of the British People. This year’s Budget provides a comprehensive plan to support the heath service, our high streets, and ensure working people have more money in their pocket.

Bulb Planting in Queensway Park

Nacton Make a Change and the Nacton Community Garden arranged a big bulb plant on Queensway Park to turn the park into a spring delight of colour. Priory Heath Candidate Sam Murray attended both days with her children and got her hands dirty planting the bulbs with her fellow Priory Heath Residents. Cllr Stephen Ion also joined in on the fun Saturday.

Tom Launches his new website

Tom Hunt, the Conservatives' candidate for the next MP, has today launched his brand new website. You can see it here .

Liz's Reflections on 100 Years of Women's Voting

When the first British women gained the right to vote in February 1918 celebrations were very muted because the Great War was still raging. Sylvia Pankhurst in her book The Suffragette Movement said: “the sorrows of the world conflict precluded jubilations”

Ipswich Women Celebrate 100 Years of Voting

The Ipswich Women’s Festival occurred last Saturday at the University building at the Waterfront. This celebrated 100 years of women getting the vote. Holywells Councillor Liz Harsant was one of the speakers during the morning. 

Conservative Party Conference 2018

A number of Ipswich Conservative councillors, Association members and Tom Hunt attended the Party Conference in Birmingham this week.

It was a good opportunity to catch up will colleagues from across the region and country and focus on how the Conservative Party is transforming the country for the better, in contrast to when Jeremy Corbyn's party crashed the economy 10 years ago.