■ With a background in engineering, conservative candidate John ‘Sandy’ Turner has lived in Ipswich his entire life.
The conservative works as a mechanic in a mower and garden store.
“The mines and rail industries have largely closed and with this has come the transition from a service-orientated city to one of commuters,” he said.
“My passion is to lower the unemployment rate, help families at an economic level by simplifying and reducing taxes and prevent our country being changed by migrants. A vote for me is a vote for a clear conservative Independent voice for Blair that will not be bought nor corrupted.”