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Shadow chancellor Ed Balls chats to Neide Beck, cleaning supervisor with Interserve, and Stuart Wright, member of the national living wage council, during his visit to Aviva's Marble Hall to talk about paying a living wage. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Video: Shadow chancellor Ed Balls says Lotus jobs shock leaves questions unanswered on trip to Norwich

Has the government done enough to support Lotus and has the Norfolk car manufacturer done enough with the millions of pounds it received from the regional growth fund to save jobs here in the county?

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Environment Secretary Elizabeth Truss makes his keynote address to the Conservative Party conference at the International Convention Centre in Birmingham. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday September 29, 2014. See PA TORY stories. Photo credit should read: Ben Birchall/PA Wire

TORY CONFERENCE SKETCH: Was Liz’s fruity speech one to remember?

Liz Truss was enveloped in Tory blue as she made her debut speech on the conference stage as a cabinet minister.

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Prime Minister David Cameron, gestures during his keynote speech to delegates at the Conservative Party annual conference in the International Convention Centre, Birmingham. Photo: Chris Radburn/PA

TORY CONFERENCE: David Cameron announces tax cuts in final speech before the election

David Cameron made a pitch to the low paid in a bid to win back the keys to Number 10 in May with a promise to take those on the minimum wage out of tax.

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Tax Disc.

New paperless car tax system descends into chaos - have you been affected?

The first day of the paperless car tax system has descended into chaos with the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) website buckling under “unprecedented demand” for the electronic version of the disc.

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Mayor of London Boris Johnson during his speech to delegates at the Conservative Party annual  conference in the International Convention Centre, Birmingham. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday September 30, 2014. See PA TORY stories. Photo credit should read: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

TORY CONFERENCE: Suffolk Doctor slams plans for seven-day GP access

A senior Norfolk doctor dismissed David Cameron’s pledge of extended-hours access to a GP seven days a week for every NHS patient in England as a political gimmick, warning of a recruitment crisis of “monumental proportions”.

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Autumn leaves have sparked safety concerns.

Slippery leaves on Norwich streets spark public safety concerns

Council bosses have defended their approach to clearing leaves from Norwich streets, after opposition councillors raised concerns they pose a danger because they are not swept up often enough.

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