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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.

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.

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