If politicians can’t do deliver realistic cost projections and timetables, they need to make sure the public grasp the full scale of the eventual benefits.
Over this period, the UK’s economic growth was level with the US’s and exceeded the other five members of the G7. In other words, on international comparisons, we did well.
Hospitals across England are reportedly accommodating patients on the basis of gender rather than sex.
It would be better to move diagnosis and treatment of healthcare problems away from hospitals, among other steps.
In my view, no Labour seat in County Durham is safe. The remaining seats all have majorities under 6,000.
Investment in this infrastructure can create thousands of jobs and opportunities in new areas.
Both the short and long term implications of this rise are baleful. Demography is destiny – and the Government should act.
The towns of the North East, left behind for generations by Labour, will need to see their Conservative MPs forging a durable path to a future.
For many in my community – particularly those on tight budgets, pensioners, and people trying to manage their way out of debt – cash is what they live by.
Digital silos are slowing NHS staff down, causing unnecessary stress, and creating huge inefficiencies and security issues at the heart of the service.
Death is not a statistical data point, and the loss of life of a mother, a father, a child, and a key worker can never be filled.