Ipswich Museum Online Survey

Last year Ipswich Borough Council was awarded a sum of money from the Heritage Lottery Fund to develop plans for the redevelopment of the Museum in High Street. An important part of this is finding out what local people might want in our ‘new’ museum.

Tom on statues and culture

I have written in my column this week about debate over our statues and other cultural expressions. I share the anger at the death of George Floyd and the contempt for racism in all its forms.

Shop safely today: shops can reopen their doors in England

From June 15th, shops are able to reopen their doors in England, in the next step in our careful easing of lockdown – provided they are meeting robust safety guidelines, keeping staff and customers safe as we get our economy moving again.

Tom speaks on Sentencing Bill

Tom Hunt, MP for Ipswich, made a speech during the third reading of the Sentencing Bill in which he called for criminal sentencing to be tougher, clearer, and more honest to build public confidence in the justice system.