Inertia and vested interests mean councils are ignoring technological solutions. The result is a terrible physical and financial cost.
The Hammersmith Bridge omnishambles is the culmination of eight years of failure in my borough. It’s time for a change.
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The final will take place on Friday.
Gove’s drive to extend to the state sector the freedoms enjoyed by fee-paying schools should be extended to allow academic selection.
Chris Hayward, Alan Mak, Michael McManus and Charlotte Vere.
From business people to barristers, a Number 10 adviser to former journalists, a strong field is lined up to compete for Willetts’ seat.
Consolation for her in plenty for the South-East Cambridgeshire mix-up.
All four finalists are female, two are councillors, and three appeared in the race for South East Cambridgeshire.
The three women and a man face an Open Primary on December 7.
The field has a rich depth of experience in General Elections, local government, business and even an Open Primary or two.
Entrepreneur wins out in the hotly contested selection race.
Some hotly tipped names fail to make the cut, as three women and one man reach the final round.