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Political commentators are often expected to make predictions – but none of the Westminster commentariat have managed to call the fall out from Brexit correctly.

More than 4,500 people responded to the consultation on the future of Norfolk’s children’s centres.

Up hill and down dale, Theresa May is trekking assiduously across the nation trying to sell her Brexit deal.

Opinion Clive Lewis: We must save our children’s centres

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

In his monthly column, Norwich South MP CLIVE LEWIS argues against the proposed closures of children’s centres.

Protestors marched through Great Yarmouth today in a rally against proposals which could shut dozens of children’s centres across Norfolk.

More than 1,000 Norfolk residents have taken part in a consultation to have their say on council plans to close 46 children’s centres.

Past Budgets have quickly fallen to pieces.

Families turned out in droves for Jeremy Corbyn’s visit to a Norfolk children’s centre to defend a valuable lifeline in their community.

Jeremy Corbyn has claimed a proposal to close almost all of Norfolk’s children’s centres could have “disastrous” consequences for the county’s most vulnerable families.

Jeremy Corbyn will join the fight to protect Norfolk’s children’s centres during a visit to the county this weekend.

The prime minister Theresa May and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn have paid tribute to Baroness Patricia Hollis in the House of Commons.

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has joined others in paying his respects to Patricia Hollis, Baroness Hollis of Heighman who has died aged 77 after a long illness.

The former mayor of Lowestoft has apologised after accidentally sharing an abusive far-right post from the pro-Tommy Robinson Facebook page ‘SAVE Our Country’.

Dancing Queen Theresa May has been backed by East Anglia’s MPs after delivering an “optimistic” conference speech.

Labour is planning a radical overhaul in banking rules to stop branches closing in rural East Anglia.

Labour MPs are gathering in Liverpool for their annual conference. Here political editor Richard Porritt talks to the East’s Labour MPs about in-fighting and if the party will back a second referendum

Why are the Liberal Democrats doing so badly?

James Marston’s church in west Suffolk has been targeted by thieves and he isn’t happy.

Norfolk turkey producer Bernard Matthews has been cited by the prime minister as a business “showing confidence” in the face of ongoing Brexit deliberations.

It is considered disrespectful to shave on World Beard Day but Lynne Mortimer doesn’t care, she’ll shave if she wants to.

Shadow chancellor John McDonnell will address this year’s Burston Strike School Rally.

Brexit will define the United Kingdom for many years to come – but exactly how, it is too early to tell.

An event previously dubbed “Tory Glastonbury” is returning this year – but this time it has some very impressive backers.

Corbynism will be picked over by political historians in years to come whatever happens next for Labour.

“Build it in Britain” demanded Jeremy Corbyn this week. And who could argue with that?

School is out. And the reports on each party are due.

Football: it’s 22 overgrown, overpaid man-children chasing a bag of air around a field.

David Davis has quit his role as Brexit secretary less than two years after his appointment.

NHS campaigners turned out in Norwich to coincide with tens of thousands of people hitting London streets over health service funding.

Opinion The power of fear and hope

Friday, June 8, 2018

Are you scared?

Do you remember those glorious, simpler times in politics? They were not actually that long ago.

Germaine Greer is always good value and after she appeared on This Morning last week saying that Meghan Markle will ‘bolt’, she got my family into a spin.

It appears we have passed peak Corbyn.

Local elections, like any elections, matter.

A foodbank operating across mid-Norfolk has defied national figures by seeing a decrease in use but they fear the good news could be short lived due to changes to the benefits system.

When MPs begin to have meaningful votes on the amendments to the Brexit bill Theresa May faces real peril.

It was announced on November 27 last year that Prince Harry was to wed his Suits actress girlfriend Meghan Markle.

The children were foaming at the mouth, their faces contorted in agony with utter terror etched in their eyes.

Russian aggression has forced the UK and allies France, Germany and the United States to take a stand.

Less than a year ago very few people believed Jeremy Corbyn had a shot at becoming prime minister.

When Messi is labelled a genius but our political leaders are university also-rans you know something has gone wrong somewhere. Comedian Simon Evans’ brings his new show to Norwich to bemoan that genuine geniuses seem thin on the ground.

Jeremy Corbyn has slammed the decision to cut Norfolk’s Police and Community Support Officers calling them the “eyes and ears” of the force.

Norfolk could live to regret the decision to scrap its police community support officers.

Video Jeremy Corbyn visits Great Yarmouth

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is visiting Great Yarmouth today.

The young voted overwhelmingly for the UK to stay in the European Union.

An encounter with potential turned into a love-in.

The NHS is in a vicious cycle - and it is difficult to see what will break it, says health correspondent Geraldine Scott.

An 85-year-old man with a broken hip feared for his life as he lay on his freezing conservatory floor with hot-water bottles strapped to his legs during a 13-hour wait for an ambulance.

This cannot happen again.

The prime minister has said lessons will be learned after a whistleblower at the region’s ambulance trust exposed 40 alleged cases of harm or deaths due to ambulance delays.

With the recent reshuffle in the government concerning housing, how could this affect the rental industry? Mike White, from Martin & Co, discusses.

Glastonbury tickets, a visit to Iran and a day out to the Grand National are some of the gifts donated to our region’s MPs.

Labour continues with its muddled message on Brexit.

Norwich South MP Clive Lewis has returned to the Labour Party’s shadow ministerial team.

Theresa May will abandon her Conservative general election manifesto pledge to give MPs a vote on whether to overturn the fox hunting ban.

Opinion Why Theresa May is going nowhere

Friday, January 5, 2018

Jeremy Corbyn thinks he will be prime minister by the end of the year.

Jason Butler of NW Brown looks back at how equity markets performed in 2017, and what it could mean for 2018.

Opinion Which party will prosper in 2018?

Friday, December 29, 2017

The turn of the year is a time when plans are hatched, when hopes are high and optimism rules.

Having to sack long-time ally and friend Damian Green was not how Theresa May wanted to end the year.

The Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has become quite a cult figure among the young and Granny Corbyn - in the shape of a north Norfolk schoolgirl - came to the rescue in Aldborough Primary School’s Christmas show.

With less than a week until the big day Christmas cards are beginning to drop on doormats.

Suffolk singer Ed Sheeran is storming the charts on both sides of the Atlantic – thanks to his collaboration with US star Beyoncé.

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