The calling-in of a planning application to open a coalmine at Whitehaven suggests prioritising green optics over Northern livelihoods.
The saga shows how vulnerable Britain’s planning system can be to high profile, articulate pressure groups.
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.
We hope that Trudy Harrison’s tale on our site today, together with others coming this week, encourages women who may not have done so to think about it.
The first article in our new mini-series, in which female Conservative MPs share the stories of their journeys into politics, comes from the MP for Copeland.
The area has faced years of neglect from both establishment parties in Scotland, and that is why I was elected.
We are waiting for Labour to deliver their proposals. Because this should be too important an issue to become a political football.
The shock over the overall result has distracted us from how remarkable some of each party’s gains really were.
The “People’s Army” is an unpopular party and an unattractive brand. They always have been, and Brexit has changed nothing.
The by-election winner becomes the first Conservative to represent the area since 1935.
When was the last time you answered your landline? Actually, when was the last time you talked to anyone on the phone at all – out of preference?
A dedicated campaign manager is being hired.