by newsbot in Sandy Martin — Sep 13, 2017 with 5 replies and 68 views.
Homelessness has reached record levels in parts of Suffolk and Essex with the greatest problems seen in Ipswich.Continue reading... on Ipswich Star
Latest reply: Labour controlled Ipswich Borough Council keeps quiet about £331k Tory grant to tackle rough sleeping. Results in money not being spent to fit an political agenda. Rough sleepers still very visible in the town centre.
by newsbot in Sandy Martin — Oct 13, 2017 with 3 replies and 55 views.
MP Sandy Martin sees work to save Ipswich from flooding threatIpswich MP Sandy Martin has seen how the Environment Agency’s work to improve flood defences is nearing completion during a tour of its site on the Wet Dock island.Continue reading... on Ipswich Star
Latest reply: I think he is genuine, however, he clearly isn't looking for a second term. So not being re-elected isn't a problem for him. This said it could end badly, SCC isn't going to wait 5 years before starting progressing with the vanity bridge... (I...
by dan5 in Sandy Martin — Oct 8, 2017 with 0 replies and 21 views.
During the election campaign many people were unhappy that Sandy Martin had no website.671 It now appears that sandyofipswich.co.uk and sandyofipswich.com have been registered. It currently has a default installation of wordpress hosted on the .co.uk domain name. 672 The website was registered at the end of August and is registered for 5 years (the parliamentary term).So could we soon be seeing a wordpress blog with updates? I hope so!
by newsbot in Sandy Martin — Sep 8, 2017 with 0 replies and 38 views.
A Suffolk MP has slammed a leaked government plan to slash immigration saying: “We should not be in the business of splitting up families.”Continue reading... on Ipswich Star
by newsbot in Sandy Martin — Aug 25, 2017 with 0 replies and 36 views.
Ipswich MP Sandy Martin is calling for a “massive police presence” to tackle “turf warfare” between rival gangs in the town.Continue reading... on Ipswich Star
by newsbot in Sandy Martin — Aug 22, 2017 with 1 replies and 57 views.
Ipswich MP Sandy Martin is seeking an assurance from the police that they are taking knife crime and gang culture in the town seriously enough.Continue reading... on Ipswich Star
Latest reply: Mr Martin said: “I think the situation is very serious. I wrote to the Tim Passmore and Chief Constable at the end of July and we have arranged a meeting for August 30.“I am not convinced that the situation is being treated with the coverage it...
by newsbot in Sandy Martin — Aug 18, 2017 with 1 replies and 36 views.
Ipswich’s newly-elected MP Sandy Martin is hoping to see an annual Pride festival take its place on the town’s social calendar.Continue reading... on Ipswich Star
Latest reply: Since when did they drop the "Gay" part from the "Pride"? Gay Pride events have always catered for LGBTs.Gay pride or LGBT pride is the positive stance against discrimination and violence toward lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT)...
by newsbot in Sandy Martin — Jul 20, 2017 with 1 replies and 53 views.
Just two days after making his maiden speech in the House of Commons, new Ipswich MP Sandy Martin has stood down from Suffolk County Council.Continue reading... on Ipswich Star
Latest reply: Sandy always said he would stand down as councillor. A by-election is a bit pointless when he could have simply stepped aside and focused on the MP campaign for the election a month later, but he loves his ward and risked giving up his...
by newsbot in Sandy Martin — Jul 18, 2017 with 3 replies and 63 views.
New Ipswich MP Sandy Martin has made his maiden speech in the House of Commons following his victory in last month’s general election – and used it to praise his two most recent predecessors.Continue reading... on Ipswich Star
Latest reply: What a speech! We will judge Sandy on his efforts and results, however, he has identified problems with the town and now as MP he seeks to find solutions for them. The problems cannot be swept under the carpet. They will not go away. A complete...
by newsbot in Sandy Martin — May 2, 2017 with 3 replies and 40 views.
Election 2017: Labour’s Sandy Martin celebrates birthday with general election battleFor many people their 60th birthday is time to look forward to new challenges – but for Sandy Martin the challenge is more daunting than most.Because on the day he celebrated his landmark birthday he was formally chosen as his party’s candidate in the marginal Ipswich seat at the 2017 General Election.He will be trying to overturn Conservative Ben...
Latest reply: Sandy Martin has been re-elected to St Johns with a 622 majority.
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