The misery of bullying and vandalism has ended. I did not hear a raised voice during my visit, except for the loud recitation of poems learned by heart.
It has not automatically turned away previous UKIPers. Lewis’ local Association has absorbed seven former purple councillors.
At the local level, there is also good news in the successful reform of Great Yarmouth Charter Academy.
The final part of our series this week on May’s elections. Will there be a LibDem revival – which polls have yet to indicate?
Labour do less well when figures are based on information about who has probably turned out to vote are used. The party’s turnout, then, will be crucial to the result.
CCHQ has been taken to task elsewhere for imposing lists of candidates on seats with no connection to it. It certainly hasn’t done so in this case.
A handful of gains from the Liberal Democrats do little to disguise a total stalemate between Labour and the Tories in this region.
St Austell & Newquay, Hampstead & Kilburn, Great Yarmouth…what Shelter found, using Lord Ashcroft’s polling as the basis for our research.
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.