Mr Hancock said: "We need a leader for the future, not just for now."
Newmarket's MP Matt Hancock might be a long-odds outsider to become the next Prime Minister but has not ruled himself out of entering the race.
Last time residents across the area had the opportunity to vote in EU elections, just one in three potential voters turned up.
A council is to review its controversial decision to exclude all its non-Conservative members from its decision-making committees.
Newmarket's annual meeting is set to be held tomorrow, with residents invited to question their new councillors and share their views.
A long-term vision for Suffolk is set to be created in a bid to address some of the key challenges expected in the next three decades.
The Brexit Party and Change UK are both fielding candidates
What councillors decide could shape Suffolk for 30 years
Suffolk County Council launches Highways self-help scheme
Half of the councillors elected on Thursday to Newmarket Town Council have been frozen out of the authority’s decision-making committees
West Suffolk Tories have fended off a wave of independent candidates, retaining control of the council by just four seats.
Independents make gains in the new West Suffolk Council but Tories keep firm grip on Newmarket