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Saturday, January 20, 2018

A damning dossier compiled by a senior whistleblower from the region’s ambulance trust has claimed at least 40 patients died or were harmed due to delays over Christmas and New Year - including one person who froze to death.

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Clive Lewis
Sunday, January 7, 2018

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

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Jeremy Corbyn
Friday, November 3, 2017

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.

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Bob Brennan
Thursday, October 26, 2017

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.

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Jeremy Corbyn
Wednesday, October 11, 2017

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

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Theresa May
Saturday, July 22, 2017

Ten days after the prime minister announced an inquiry into the contaminated blood scandal, one Norfolk victim speaks out from his hospital bed.

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Theresa May
Wednesday, July 12, 2017

A victim of the contaminated blood scandal has urged the Prime Minister to visit him on his deathbed after Theresa May announced an inquiry into how thousands of people were given deadly illnesses by the NHS.

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Chloe Smith
Tuesday, July 11, 2017

An inquiry into the contaminated blood scandal which has left 2,400 people dead is to be launched, the Government announced on Tuesday.

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Bob Brennan
Sunday, July 9, 2017

A victim of the contaminated blood scandal has welcomed a joint call by six opposition political party leaders for a Hillsborough-style inquiry into what happened.

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Jeremy Corbyn
Thursday, June 29, 2017

Mid Norfolk’s Conservative MP George Freeman has defended his party as Tories cheered after blocking a pay rise for nurses and firefighters.

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Jeremy Corbyn
Saturday, June 24, 2017

More than 60 acres of NHS land in the region could be sold off, after health bosses identified sites which could be used to reach the government’s targets for housing.

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Theresa May
Monday, June 19, 2017

Anyone considering a naughty lope through Norfolk’s wheat fields as part of a mass event organised on social media has been urged to think twice.

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Theresa May
Friday, June 9, 2017

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.

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Jeremy Corbyn
Friday, June 9, 2017

A dramatic election night has set the country heading towards a hung parliament, but in Norfolk the story was more about the seats which were successfully defended.

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Chloe Smith
Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Prime minister Theresa May has visited Norwich on the final day of General Election campaigning - and told voters that “Brexit is the basis of everything else”.

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Chloe Smith
Tuesday, June 6, 2017

We asked the general election candidates in Mid Norfolk to tell us why you should vote for them on Thursday, June 8. We also invited them to submit videos outlining their three priorities. This is what they said:

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Jeremy Corbyn
Sunday, June 4, 2017

Theresa May has warned that Britain is in the grip of a spate of copycat terror attacks in the wake of the London Bridge atrocity.

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Theresa May
Sunday, June 4, 2017

Police have confirmed the London Bridge and Borough Market incidents were terror attacks, the third to hit the UK in less than three months following the Westminster and Manchester atrocities in March and May.

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Theresa May
Sunday, June 4, 2017

Community leaders across Norfolk have reacted to the shock news of the terrorist attack in London.

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Donald Trump
Sunday, June 4, 2017

Theresa May is facing pressure to postpone the general election in the wake of the London terror attack.

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Theresa May
Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Elizabeth Truss maintained a tradition stretching back more than 50 years when she won South West Norfolk, with a majority of almost 14,000, in 2015.

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Paul Smyth
Wednesday, May 24, 2017

It is an issue which is dominating the election agenda, taking a close second place only to Brexit in polls on the most important issue to voters.

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Theresa May
Monday, May 22, 2017

A Conservative government would consult on a possible cap on social care costs, Theresa May has announced.

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Jeremy Corbyn
Monday, May 8, 2017

In recent months we have seen huge progress in the fight to bring mental illness out of the shadows.

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Theresa May
Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Britain will go to the polls on June 8, after MPs cleared the way for an early general election.

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Theresa May
Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Theresa May has called a snap election to be held on June 8. Here are the results from each constituency across the region for the 2015 general election.

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Chloe Smith
Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Theresa May has called a snap election for June 8 following a surprise announcement outside Downing Street.

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Theresa May
Thursday, March 23, 2017

Seven people have been arrested in raids in London, Birmingham and elsewhere linked to the Westminster terror attack, police have revealed.

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Donald Trump
Monday, February 20, 2017

Elizabeth Truss has said she would vote “out” if a second referendum on our relationship with the European Union was held.

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Elizabeth Truss

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