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Millions more could have to be added to the £100m savings Norfolk County Council needs to find, if the public salary pay cap is relaxed, officers have said.

The shadow chancellor of the exchequer was back in his old stomping ground this week.

A new act has been added to the Glastonbury Festival line-up – MP Clive Lewis. And he will be joined on stage by Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.

New chief secretary to the treasury Elizabeth Truss has dismissed claims she suffered a demotion in the prime minister’s post-election reshuffle.

The prime minister will begin the week with a seal of approval from the region’s Conservative MPs, after a tumultuous weekend which saw mounting calls for her resignation.

A Norfolk MP has been given a new role in the prime minister’s cabinet reshuffle, while another, though in the same job, will now attend cabinet meetings.

A majority of Tory members believe Theresa May should resign as prime minister, according to a snap survey by the ConservativeHome website.

Victorious Norman Lamb says the battle for North Norfolk, which the Conservatives targeted hard, felt like ‘David and Goliath’.

Theresa May will seek to stay on as prime minister and Tory leader despite failing to win a majority after her decision to hold a snap election backfired spectacularly.

Theresa May’s snap election gamble has backfired spectacularly leaving her position on a knife edge and the UK facing a hung parliament.

Theresa May is facing pressure to postpone the general election in the wake of the London terror attack.

The North Norfolk election battle heated up at the weekend with Chancellor of the Exchequer claiming the constituency was being passed by under Norman Lamb and Mr Lamb challenging the Prime Minister to a meeting over the ‘dementia tax.’

Arts correspondent Emma Knights asks some of our region’s cultural leaders to share their views about the key issues for their sector in the June 8 general election.

Ed Balls, the former shadow chancellor and current Norwich City chairman, has been enlisted by ITV to become a general election night pundit.

He is the politician who has already turned his hand to dancing and chairing Norwich City Football Club after losing his seat in Parliament two years ago.

It is often said that politics is a rough game where all sorts is thrown at candidates of all parties.

So it is election time once again, where the leaders of our political parties are battling for their ideas and policies to get a hearing.

The Conservative party chairman is campaigning in Great Yarmouth today.

As the Labour party prepares its manifesto for the snap election shadow chancellor John McDonnell has said he will look to slap higher taxes on big companies and “rich” people earning over £70,000.

The architect of a number of high profile gaffes who deserves to be reshuffled, or a minister unfairly targeted for having a face that doesn’t fit?

Jeremy Corbyn did not give the impression of being a man under pressure.

Schools in the east of England are to receive £250m in government cash to create more places and improve tired buildings.

Business leaders in parts of Suffolk hit hardest by changes in rate payments say they are a “kick in the teeth” and threaten the diversity of rural towns.

A cross-party select committee of MPs has published a damning report into social care. Political Editor Annabelle Dickson looks at what the report found and some of the solutions being put forward.

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