Budget 2015

Philip Hammond’s Spring Statement was an attempt to rouse Britain’s confidence with the clear message: “Things are on track.”

The chancellor will today deliver his spring statement and declare “the end of austerity is in sight”.

The decision to grant plans for Great Yarmouth’s third river crossing national status to help the planning process has been welcomed by a senior councillor and MP for the town.

East Anglia’s Conservative MPs have backed Theresa May amid Westminster whispers about plots to force her out of Number 10.

January is proving to be rather bleak. Norwich has lost jobs and there remain many more under threat across the county.

Great Yarmouth MP Brandon Lewis has challenged Jeremy Corbyn to tackle online abuse after revealing that Conservative candidates will sign a pledge to behave responsibly.

Brandon Lewis is the new chairman of the Conservative Party and will also take on the role of minister without portfolio.

Great Yarmouth MP and immigration minister Brandon Lewis is tipped for promotion ahead of a cabinet reshuffle by prime minister Theresa May.

Those whose homes are set to make way for a new bridge will be able to speak to council officers about their plans.

Businesses have been lining up to welcome the announcement that Great Yarmouth’s third river crossing has been given the green light.

A £98m pledge from the chancellor in his Budget means work could start in 2020 on a new bridge which will open up investment for the whole region.

The chancellor Philip Hammond has committed £98m towards the cost of a new bridge in Great Yarmouth.

Chancellor Philip Hammond could use the Budget to announce plans to boost the region’s infrastructure as part of a promise to “invest to secure a bright future for Britain.”

There is a lot riding on the Budget – not least the future of the chancellor and perhaps even the prime minister.

MP George Freeman has stood down from his role as chairman of the prime minister’s policy board.

The lights have been switched on, the decorations are beginning to go up – Christmas is just five weeks away. But for more than 1,150 people in Norfolk a dark shadow has already been cast over the festive period.

An influential think tank has called on Norfolk’s district councils to be merged to stop the county being “left behind”.

As part of our series looking at the future of local government, political editor Richard Porritt looks at what hasn’t worked elsewhere.

After Norwich South MP Clive Lewis was widely condemned for his comments at a conference event, JESSICA LONG looks at things politicians in the region may have wished they never said or did.

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has condemned remarks made by Clive Lewis as “completely unacceptable” at two events in Norfolk.

Norwich South MP Clive Lewis appears to have pulled out of an event with Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn in Norwich on Saturday.

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is due in Norwich today - at an event for party members only.

Transport workers union the RMT is to call for train operator Greater Anglia to be stripped of its franchise at a meeting in Norwich tonight.

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is appearing at an event in Norwich next weekend.

The roll-out of Universal Credit will not be paused, Work and Pensions Secretary David Gauke has said, despite evidence from towns like Great Yarmouth it has caused homelessness.

East Anglia’s Conservative MPs have united to condemn the “threats of violence” and “aggression” which greeted the party as its annual conference kicked off in Manchester.

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.

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