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IS/MK has worked and lived in Ipswich for most of his life, including many years in the media, with a passion for the town and local politics.
IS/NC is a Labour supporter. She works in the NHS and is committed to a progressive future for this country. She concedes that Labour made some mistakes in Government but is convinced that the coalition are making the poor pay for those mistakes. She is married with a son.
IS/BR is a Conservative supporter who voted for Labour in the late nineties. He has worked for a solicitors firm contracted to a trade union, as well as a period as an elected councillor. He is now a mature student. He would vote Democrat if he lived in the United States.
Sally Wainman is a former Independent Candidate for IBC and a tireless campaigner for Broomhill Pool. She recently Chaired the Independent Panel for Renumeration for Ipswich Borough Council.
IS/OB is a business woman who has lived in Suffolk for 30 years. An alumni of Operation Black Vote, she shadowed a former Tory Cabinet Minister as part of their MP shadowing scheme. A leading member of the Chinese community, she maintains she will speak her independent mind on the political issues of the day.
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