We face a situation where getting each project over the line is iteratively harder and no sooner is a project approved by the Secretary of State but a series of judicial reviews land from community groups.
Experienced paramedics are refusing deserved promotions because they don’t want to be part of existing management.
There are glossy reports and poorly attended meetings. But obvious failings are ignored.
When I first commuted from Ipswich into London Liverpool Street, it took 55 minutes. Now the average is one hour and 15 minutes.
Councils could encourage more schools to specialise and give more children in care the chance to attend boarding schools.
Rediscovering the strong, municipal politics of the Nineteenth Century is the key to making Britain thrive in the Twenty First.
The fourth in our series investigates the East of England, where the minor parties are making their presence felt in a traditional Tory-Labour front.
We need to devolve to the cities and shires alike.