The leader of Norfolk County Council has said he will stand down if asked after making controversial comments in which he branded some of his own party’s MPs as “also-rans” who do not work hard enough to help the county.
The leader of Norfolk County Council has attacked the region’s MPS, saying they need to “up their game” and “work a lot harder” - even claiming to have only met his own party chairman - Great Yarmouth MP Brandon Lewis - once and to have never met Norwich MP Clive Lewis.
The MP for Great Yarmouth has been meeting women across Great Yarmouth to encourage them to get involved in politics and stand for public office ahead of the 100th year anniversary since Parliament gave women the right to vote.
The debate over the future of Norfolk Fire and Rescue has taken another turn as the Retained Firefighters Union has said they are “open” to the possibility of the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) taking over responsibility.
With the biggest cabinet beasts – Amber Rudd, Philip Hammond, Boris Johnson and David Davis – keeping their jobs this is a reshuffle that will not live long in the memory – apart from a few embarrassing gaffes.