Councillors, democracy and elections news
Published: Friday 3rd May 2013
Labour wins at Ipswich Borough Council by-election.
Published: Friday 5th April 2013
Residents should not pay to register to vote: That was the clear message from the Electoral Commission and one supported by Ipswich Borough Council.
Published: Tuesday 19th March 2013
Ipswich Borough Councillor David Ball has resigned from the Council with immediate effect following his decision to move away from the town.
Published: Tuesday 19th February 2013
Ipswich Borough Councillor Ken Bates has resigned from the Council with immediate effect, citing medical concerns.
Published: Tuesday 15th January 2013
Councillor Chris Stewart has been elected leader of Ipswich Borough Council's opposition Conservative Group.
Published: Thursday 3rd January 2013
Councillor John Carnall, has stood down today (3rd January 2013) as Leader of Ipswich Borough Council's opposition Conservative Group.
Published: Friday 18th May 2012
The new Mayor of Ipswich is Councillor Mary Blake. She began her year of office at the Annual Council Meeting and Mayor-Making Ceremony on Wednesday night at the Town Hall.
Published: Thursday 3rd May 2012
Borough Council Elections are being held today in all 16 wards.
Published: Tuesday 24th April 2012
Postal ballot papers for the forthcoming council elections in Ipswich on Thursday 3rd May were despatched on 23rd April. Registered postal voters can expect to receive their postal packs from today.
Published: Thursday 5th April 2012
Sixty one candidates will be contesting 17 seats on Ipswich Borough Council at the local elections on Thursday 3rd May.
Published: Tuesday 24th January 2012
Russell Harsant, an Ipswich Borough and Suffolk County Councillor, has died. He was 78 and had been ill for several weeks.
Published: Friday 11th November 2011
Cathy French (Liberal Democrat) has won the Ipswich Borough Council by-election. Her majority was 71 votes.
Published: Thursday 20th October 2011
Are you interested in how local government works and how much Councillors are paid? If so, you might want to apply to sit on an Independent Remuneration Panel.
Published: Wednesday 5th October 2011
Residents in Ipswich are being given the opportunity to have their say on where they can cast their vote in future local and national elections.
Published: Monday 9th May 2011
The Annual Meeting of Ipswich Borough Council takes place on Wednesday 18th May to elect the new administration and the next Mayor.
Published: Wednesday 19th May 2010
The Ipswich Borough Council joint administration of Conservative and Liberal Democrat Councillors will continue. The decision was approved at the Annual Meeting of the Council on Wednesday 19th May.
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