Labour councillors complain about the lack of Government funding whilst continuously wasting public money. Spending nearly five hours at the full council meeting debating the conflict in Gaza is not a good use of time.
Levelling-up education must ensure that moving on up does not have to mean moving out
Students need skills like resilience, financial education, oracy and teamwork to secure jobs and thrive in employment.
Only nine communities in England have royal status as conferred by the monarch – and none are further north than Sutton Coldfield.
The fourth in a series of pieces on ConHome this week, looking forward to the elections this spring.
The term is used to understand the views of people living in traditional Labour heartlands. But it’s more complicated than that.
One of an occasional series of articles that ConservativeHome is publishing in advance of the Budget.
Put simply, it is the “where” of decisions – it helps policy makers to see where, and how, to focus effort, direct investment and encourage economic activity.
The public would catch up when growth slowed and redundancies rose. It would become clear that raising taxes on employers doesn’t help anyone.
Bath, Bishop Auckland, Bristol North West, Peterborough, and Wirral West are seeking candidates, as are several northern cities.
In other words, let us do things a bit more like everywhere else in the world and a bit more like we used to in the UK.
Town Halls are sticking with the “big six” – spurning the chance to save money or to switch to renewables. This even applies to councils that set up their own firms.
In the third piece in our three-part mini-series, the Thirsk and Malton MP explores how the North East might help the One Yorkshire dream to come true.