A Bill offering protection to the public from unsuitable cabbies has passed through the House of Commons with support from James Wild.
Plans for a 2.99 per cent council tax rise will be considered by the county council cabinet.
A polling station will be open to voters to have their say later this month .
The Conservative leader of Breckland Council has said it is not his place to get involved in Westminster politics.
A senior councillor told a panel she was surprised at the lack of public comment to date on a major new housing scheme.
A licensing hearing will take place next week, as opponents warn the proposal could be a 'nightmare' for residents.
Community leaders say their concerns about plans for dozens of new homes in their village have now been addressed.
The land has already been given planning permission for houses.
A charity is demanding emergency payments to help families stay afloat as energy bill rises, it says, threaten to send more into deep poverty.
Councillors are set to consider the new proposal later this week.
Developers claim the scheme would have a 'minimal' impact on the area.
Public comments are now being sought on the application by borough council officials.
Property owners will have to prove their let their homes out in order to qualify for rates relief from next year.
The decision came despite officials warning councillors' justification for the decision could be seen as 'weak'.
Hundreds of thousands of pounds of public money is set to be spent on the project – if it received government backing.