New figures have revealed towns and cities in this region could be among the hardest hit by the proposed HS2 rail link.
The report suggests businesses will leave places like Norfolk, Essex and Cambridgeshire, and relocate to other areas with better links to the high speed train line.
It could cost the economy in the East hundreds of millions of pounds.
Click below to watch Tanya Mercer's report.
More top news
Increasingly cloudy, with some rain possible overnight. Sunny spells Monday.
A rare Aston Martin that was left in a Hertfordshire back garden for decades before being stolen has sold at auction.
More funnel clouds have been spotted spinning down from thunderstorm clouds across the Anglia region as the June summer soaking continues.