So how do we get more good, high-paying jobs into poorer areas? One specific opportunity relevant in a lot of Red Wall seats is advanced manufacturing.
Instead of the current patchwork system, a new more effective form of local governance is necessary to unlock regional growth.
I support our robust policing in Devon and Cornwall. We have one of the lowest rates of infection and want to keep it that way.
I have always gone out of my way to support, promote, and grow our tourism sector. But these are not normal times.
In several London boroughs, the number is due to rise. That will be costly and damaging to local democracy.
In vino veritas: talking to voters in pubs usually works. We saw how four of these five contests could be expected to play out.
The Tories and Liberal Democrats face off over a relatively small field of competitive seats, whilst an Independent seeks an upset in East Devon.
A fisherman from the Ajax, and other Leavers, want to know that Johnson will not let them down.
More investment in rural transport and digital infrastructure and a voice for our fisherman would make a big difference to local campaigns.
The Tri-Service Safety Officer combines the skills of a trained firefighter, a co-responder paramedic and has community safety accreditation from the police.
Buck-passing between different authorities results in poor outcomes for residents and kickback from voters.
If the arguments against a target of net zero emissions by 2050 now seem familiar, that may be because we have been here before.
Remember where we are; remember what has come down to us. Our unique heritage is there to be opened up.
There is a now a window of opportunity for a better, more sensible and cross-party debate than the one we had in the referendum campaign.
My force estimates that dealing with mentally unwell people takes around 40 per cent of officer time. If we can get people the help they need this frees up officers to deal with those who choose to break the law.