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A Norwich MP has vowed to ensure the new domestic violence minister comes to Norwich to find out more about the brutal murder of Kerri McAuley at the hands of a serial abuser.

There is no doubting Priti Patel’s ambition.

Lee Nelson - aka world famous prankster Simon Brodkin - has stolen the spotlight from Kanye West and British Prime Minister Theresa May among others. The only stage he’s invading this time is his own with new stand-up tour Serious Joker.

Opinion: The latest scandal to hit Westminster is making the Tories even more antagonistic to each other, says Chris Moncrieff.

What to watch tonight

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Tuesday’s best TV: The A Word, Motherland, Pride of Britain

Liz Nice asks why the State has failed to catch up with reality when it comes to the way it discriminates against deliberately unmarried couples.

The probe into the contaminated blood scandal will be a “full statutory inquiry” and will come under the responsibility of the Cabinet Office after victims and families “expressed strong views” over the potential involvement of the Department of Health, Downing Street said.

It has been a week of high drama in Westminster.

Norwich North MP Chloe Smith has attacked unions for wanting to take rail travel back in time rather than focussing on progress.

She came to Norwich to launch a bold new mental health drive – but now Theresa May has been criticised for not visiting the organisation in charge of mental health care in the area during her visit.

Opinion: Is Boris Johnson accidentally helping to strengthen Theresa May’s position? Political Editor Richard Porritt wonders if the law of unintended consequences is applying once again...

The prime minister has reaffirmed her commitment to ensuring employers take care of their workers’ mental wellbeing during a visit to a construction company in Norfolk.

More than two million public sector workers are set to receive support to better understand their own and others’ mental wellbeing.

The prime minister Theresa May visited Norwich this afternoon and addressed issues surrounding mental health, PCSOs, contaminated blood, Colman’s and Britvic, and universal credit.

Prime minister Theresa May is to visit Norfolk today as she launches a national programme of mental health support.

Guards employed by rail company Greater Anglia will strike next month – this time for 48 hours.

Why it’s time to call on John Redwood

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Opinion: The Government’s Brexit team is far too amiable in its dealings with the flinty Eurocrats, says Chris Moncrieff.

Business leaders are calling for a Brexit transition deal to be agreed “as soon as possible” as firms are preparing to make “serious decisions” with consequences for jobs and investment.

Labour’s victory over the government on their Universal Credit proposals was an extraordinary spectacle.

A West Norfolk councillor received praise from the Prime Minister for the support his charity provides to servicemen, veterans and their families.

Liz Truss’ parliamentary constituency of South West Norfolk could change to take in parts of Cambridgeshire under new proposals.

Prime minister Theresa May dodged the question but South West Norfolk MP Liz Truss proudly admitted she had changed her mind.

If Theresa May’s speech at Conservative Party conference had gone well it would have already happened but, alas, it could not have gone any worse.

Businesses have been in touch with BAE Systems as they seek to keep skills in Norfolk, according to industry leaders.

Liz Truss, who voted for the UK to remain in the European Union, has now switched her view on Brexit.

Energy regulator Ofgem is to extend its prepayment price cap to one million more vulnerable households this winter, saving them £120 a year.

The first shots fired by Stephen Paddock from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel sounded like nothing more than fireworks.

Under this Tory minority administration under the leadership of Theresa May as prime minister, we are sleepwalking into a housing crisis of a proportion we have not witnessed in recent years, but I believe there is a structural precursor which needs to be acknowledged.

It appears that the Conservatives are desperate to keep Theresa May as prime minister at this time for fear of what would happen if there was a leadership challenge.


Boris could try to leap in which would just hand the whole thing to Jeremy Corbyn. Let’s face it, after the referendum campaign nobody can believe a word Boris says.

Jeremy on the other hand talks the talk but with an absence of convincing anyone that he would have a firm hand in a crisis.


Politicians of any party are always trying to dream up new policies to gain votes and cling to power.


When will we get a leader who has the best interests of the country as their driving force?

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