The whole process has done little to instil taxpayer confidence. Let us hope that lessons really are learned and such a dreadful waste of the public purse never happens again.
A report has found a lack of proper audits, unlawful payments, and a refusal to answer queries from councillors.
In my view, no Labour seat in County Durham is safe. The remaining seats all have majorities under 6,000.
By uniting behind Johnson’s plan, and replicating the approach of these two mayors, the the environment can become a winning issue for the party.
In terms of parliamentary seats, CCHQ now needs to be targeting the North East of England much more broadly for the next election.
It’s your efforts on the doorstep and phone that will help us to deliver more local Conservatives with a proven track record of delivering good local services.
Will it be: Keir On Course, So-So Starmer…or a Knightmare for the Labour Party in Hartlepool – and elsewhere?
The final piece in a ConservativeHome mini-series this week on the railways after Covid.
The fourth in a series of pieces on ConHome this week, looking forward to the elections this spring.
The first in a five-part ConHome series this week on the future of the United Kingdom.
Conservatives must incentivise their uptake and to let people know that they can choose to save themselves a small fortune on traditional vehicle costs.
Here are four actions that the Government could take to support communities to restore British species in their local areas.
Hoyle and Fowler are deeply opposed to the move, but Labour voters in the North of England like the sound of it.
Voters in Newcastle, North Tyneside, and Northumberland should choose a Conservative – to bring new investment to the region.
The loss of Feldman, the hopelessness of Corbyn and Eurosceptic donor fatigue all play their part. CCHQ says it has a plan to get the money rolling in again.