David Skelton catalogues the snobbish abuse heaped by progressive intellectuals on workers in neglected towns.
This is a story of institutions, work and habits changing out of recognition – and how we can improve our position and the country once we’re heard.
The towns of the North East, left behind for generations by Labour, will need to see their Conservative MPs forging a durable path to a future.
They can seem remote from the everyday priorities of people here at home. But at its heart, trade is a powerful way to deliver what people really care about.
For many in my community – particularly those on tight budgets, pensioners, and people trying to manage their way out of debt – cash is what they live by.
We’re crafting together a response to a question for 2024: “who do you want to be governing the country for the next four or five years?”
We need to switch from specifying “what’s allowed to open” to “what in the interest of public health needs to continue to be restricted.”
More delay would playing into the hands of the SNP and other opposition parties who claim that ‘Westminster isn’t delivering.’
Shotley Bridge hospital was mentioned in Parliament three times in ten years by my predecessors; and as often by me in the last six months.
It is absurd and demeaning that we depend on Hancock, or on anyone in London, for the supply of hospital gowns.
The fact that Darlington station was explicitly addressed in his statement is a great sign of how swiftly the Chancellor has mastered the detail of his brief.
The patriotic, Brexit-voting working class, neglected for decades by Labour, must now be championed by the Conservatives.