This year’s local council elections in Suffolk are just over a couple of months away – and I’m starting think they could be much more interesting than I had expected just a few weeks ago. They could also find things tougher in some of their heartlands after the council’s perceived failings in dealing with arguably the largest issue it is facing. The proposed Sizewell C project. I was at last Saturday’s meeting in Theberton church about the Sizewell C plans. Conservatives from Suffolk County Council were there and made it clear they understood the concerns of the people in the room. Suffolk Coastal councillor Michael Gower, who represents villages to the north of the proposed site, robustly outlined his concerns – but he is not a cabinet member at the authority and some people have been left with the feeling that it has been too keen to avoid offending EDF, even if it means overlooking the wishes of its voters.
East Anglian Daily Times 28th Feb 2019 read more »