Only nine communities in England have royal status as conferred by the monarch – and none are further north than Sutton Coldfield.
Young black men in London are half as likely to be employed as young white men. Destroying our past won’t help.
So how do we get more good, high-paying jobs into poorer areas? One specific opportunity relevant in a lot of Red Wall seats is advanced manufacturing.
If we’re really going solve it and “build better” as Scruton wished then we need massive changes.
All three parties have a middling band of targets – what leaps out is how so many Cameron-era gains now seem out of the Tories’ reach.
Treat claims of a communalist election with suspicion. The evidence suggests that ethnic minority voters prioritise domestic issues over foreign policy ones.
She will take on Emma Dent Coad, who has a majority of 20.
Amidst the gathering leadership election debate, there is a lack of focus on who such voters are and where they live.
Clumsy bans are not the answer – but local rules do need to be adapted to cope with Uber, Deliveroo and Airbnb.
How bad is the prognosis for urban Conservatism? Will there be a fightback outside of London? Will the Liberal Democrats show signs of life? Some potential clues.
The police know where the hot spots are. They must identify the most harmful gang members and can give them a stark choice.