David Cameron visits East Anglia

David Cameron visits East Anglia to 'highlight major transport infrastructure projects'.

Man charged after Cameron protest

Protestors gather during David Cameron's visit to Norwich Credit: ITV News Anglia

A man has been charged with a public order offence after a disturbance during the Prime Minister's visit to Norfolk. 53 year old Andrew Peel will appear in court next month.

Protestors threw placards at David Cameron's car as he arrived at the Forum in Norwich last night.

More than sixty people had gathered to voice their anger over Government cuts.

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A look at David Cameron's visit to the region

The Prime Minister has spent the day in our region, to see for himself the work being carried out to improve our transport network.

He visited Elveden near Thetford to look at the dualling work on the A11. The government says it's planning to spend more money here on transport infrastructure, than anywhere else in the country, outside London and the South-East.

Click below to see Malcolm Robertson's report on that plus the other key issues in the region:

Prime minister David Cameron: 'Our long term economic plan is to have infrastructure that Britain needs'

The Prime Minister has spent the morning in Norfolk, to see for himself the work being carried out to improve our transport network.

He visited Elveden to look at the dualling work on the A11. The government says it's planning to spend more money here on transport infrastructure, than anywhere else in the country, outside London and the South-East.

"This is a huge priority, our long term economic plan is to have infrastructure that Britain needs, the roads, the railways to connect up our country. To drive growth and to create the jobs and the wealth we want to see in our country. It's absolutely vital and this will really help not just this part of the country but the whole of our economy."

– Prime Minister David Cameron

The Prime Minister visits the dualling work on the A11

David Cameron visits the dualling work on the A11.

The Prime Minister has spent the morning in Norfolk, to see for himself the work being carried out to improve our transport network.

He visited Elveden to look at the dualling work on the A11. The government says it's planning to spend more money here on transport infrastructure, than anywhere else in the country, outside London and the South-East.

He's also going to visit local enterprise groups, MPs and businesses.

David Cameron visits East Anglia

David Cameron speaking during Prime Minister's Questions Credit: PA Images

David Cameron will be in East Anglia today (Friday 17 January) to 'highlight major transport infrastructure projects'.

Government figures show the region receives the highest level of projected investment on transport infrastructure outside London and the south-east, more than £1.9billion in total.

During the visit the Prime Minister will see and hear about major transport infrastructure projects in the East of England and see local enterprise groups, MPs and businesses.

Speaking ahead of his visit the Prime Minister said: “I’ve got a long term plan to secure Britain’s future and modern roads and railways are a vital part of it. I’m visiting East Anglia to talk about the Government’s commitment to all of this. "

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