For too long carrying a knife has been seen as “low level” crime. No longer. But we must also help children who are being exploited by the real criminals.
But this electoral Titan has an Achilles heel – tax rises which, rather than planning or HS2, are the real threat to future Chesham & Amershams.
The fourth in a series of pieces on ConHome this week, looking forward to the elections this spring.
It contributes a tidy £6.75 billion in GVA to the national economy each year as a net contributor to Treasury coffers.
The final part in ConHome’s series this week on the future of the United Kingdom.
Plus: Why are Police and Crime Commissioners asking for more money for keyrings and stress balls?
Free Schools spotted a gap in the market and provided a solution to fill it. This initiative has the potential to do the same.
Defeating “the blob” requires attracting more good people into the teaching profession. Then giving the power to make a difference.
What is it – and how can we strengthen it? That is the focus of Bright Blue’s latest report, published today.
York, Derby High Peak, Gravesham, Amber Valley, and Basildon are among the councils where the Tories face losing power.
We must drive this project forward. It is a vital piece of infrastructure which could allow a million new homes to be built. But we need to sort out the route.
And, as Boles says, we will never build the number of homes we need unless the state is building 100,000 a year.
I welcome the rail industry’s and Transport Focus’ efforts in grasping the nettle and tackling this issue.
UKIP’s decline will probably allow the three main parties to each claim an increased vote share. Afterwards, the Tories will still be the largest party in local government.