We’ve new bike schemes starting and we are helping Borehamwood Football Club with its latest development plans. We have seven Green Flag awards this year. Busier high streets, low unemployment.
We continue our series, putting this year’s local elections under the magnifying glass to find changes and trends.
The PCCs for Suffolk, Dorset, Avon and Somerset, Hertfordshire and Wiltshire strongly back the stance taken by their colleague in Surrey. Other were less emphatic.
The pandemic is only likely to accelerate the process of these places becoming more graduate-heavy and small L liberal.
Local factors? The usual backlash against the party in power? Or a long-term trend away from the Conservatives in some of their heartlands?
Five reasons why Hancock’s announcement of tougher restrictions yesterday met less resistance than might have been expected.
Changes in administrative boundaries are resisted because of suspicion that they are seeking to change our identity.
Few people understand better than the Culture Secretary how the government machine works, or fails to work.
As county areas are so diverse, with differing areas having particular needs, strengths, and weaknesses, a one-size-fits-all approach will not work
Remember where we are; remember what has come down to us. Our unique heritage is there to be opened up.
The Conservative Party is built on something more deep rooted than the passing fads of the metropolitan chattering classes.