The Business Secretary is right to reject calls to let this debate kick off all over again.
Get MPs to look at the detail of my Bill; quibble, scratch their heads, and maybe improve – but don’t kick it into the long grass.
New research today by WPI Strategy categorically proves that the business rates burden is highest in northern towns such as Barrow and Leigh.
We should be aggressively backing UK manufacturing, science and green tech as a key plank of our recovery.
Our series continues with a look at another key region, which offers a decent clutch of targets to either Labour or the Conservatives on a good night.
Amidst the gathering leadership election debate, there is a lack of focus on who such voters are and where they live.
Continuing our ConservativeHome series on the key contests in each region or nation.
Worse, there are some signs they’re picking who to defend on the basis of ideological purity.
Shortlists for Westmorland & Lonsdale, and Birmingham Edgbaston. Plus selections including Barrow & Furness, Ealing Central & Acton, Clwyd South and more.
Shortlists for Wirral West, Ealing Central & Acton, Chorley and Bristol East. And selection results in Blackpool South, Darlington and Eltham.