Fighting garden grabbing

Ben supported residents in their campaign to stop gardens being designated as suitable for housing. The gardens were subsequently removed from the local plan and the incoming Coalition Government delivered on Ben’s promise that gardens would be protected in planning law.

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Defending Ipswich post offices

When the government revealed that it wanted to close four post offices in Ipswich, Ben fought back. He went to Downing Street with a thousand signatures on his petition, and continued the high-level lobbying of Royal Mail. He explained to managers that the closure of Fore Street was the worst…

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