Labour and Lib Dem councillors offer a seemingly endless stream of virtue signalling motions. We want practical results.
Our series continues with a look at another key region, which offers a decent clutch of targets to either Labour or the Conservatives on a good night.
We can’t win a workable majority without breaking through in more seats in the urban and suburban North and Midlands.
In the aftermath of the election, we revisit our regional profiles to see how the parties fared compared to expectations.
Plus: This week’s focus groups in Pudsey, Hazel Grove, and Rossendale & Darwen; and how much do we really know about the party leaders?
In the first of our series looking at May’s electoral battlegrounds, we explore the fierce fights which are taking place across the North West.