Council tax and stamp duty are confusing, unpopular, unequal and unfair – so it’s time to replace them.
The decision not to continue participation in the EU’s Erasmus+ scheme has caused outrage. But it’s time for Global Britain to branch out.
We argue that the civil service requires significant reform if it is to rise to the challenges facing our society and maximise the opportunities of Brexit.
That doesn’t mean they are all suddenly hardcore Tories. For many we were the least-worst option. But we have an opportunity to win their trust.
Johnson is a self-described “Brexity Hezza” and now has the chance to mould a Party and country in his own romantic image.
A new Conservative Government will need to transform the economy. It remains to be seen whether this be done with a majority based on northern, post-industrial Britain.
Our survey of the electoral battlefield kicks off with the East Midlands, where Labour and the Tories go head-to-head with minimal interference from smaller parties.
Labour had some startling setbacks – it was usually the independents who benefitted. Elsewhere we saw Conservative losses to the Lib Dems.
There appears to be a correlation between Conservative success and a stance that shows you support the democratic wishes of the people.
Ashfield, Bolsover, Colne Valley, Leeds North West, Portsmouth South, Sefton Central, and Wrexham are seeking would-be MPs.
We present dismissible projections drawn from last June’s results…and some electoral trends that are not so dismissible.