Local factors? The usual backlash against the party in power? Or a long-term trend away from the Conservatives in some of their heartlands?
As elected representatives, we must help the police and the public fight this hidden evil.
There is a huge cost to the NHS and social care services when landlords fail to provide energy efficient homes.
The Party has collectively failed to modernise its campaigning, with the result that we saw on June 8. This needs radical reform if it is not to collapse completely.
Last time UKIP denied the Conservatives outright victories in Norfolk, Cambridgeshire, East Sussex. Lincolnshire, Oxfordshire and Warwickshire.
They take place three months from tomorrow – as will Birmingham’s mayoral election and that Surrey council tax referendum.
Tourism in Sussex is being hit – an industry many poorer residents rely on.
Support and enforcement must run hand in hand to make our communities safer.
Councillors benefit from free trips and special European allowances.