Particularly ridiculous was the fact that the “environmentally friendly” spread included imported fruit such as melon, mango, and kiwi.
Tory candidates in London, Manchester and Oxfordshire made their opposition to these schemes known. It didn’t win us votes.
The start of a new fortnightly series on ConservativeHome considering the broader trends behind the results in different parts of the country.
Furthermore, this intervention would put a strain on a hospitality industry that is already suffering.
The pandemic is only likely to accelerate the process of these places becoming more graduate-heavy and small L liberal.
With economics, sleaze and environmentalism off the table, Labour is only left with the culture wars to fight the Tories on.
Local factors? The usual backlash against the party in power? Or a long-term trend away from the Conservatives in some of their heartlands?
These elections were very good indeed for the Conservatives – though there are warning signs of a potential Blue Wall effect in the south.
The third in a series of pieces on ConHome this week, looking forward to the elections this spring.
The Prime Minister will be rejected by the aspirational working class that voted for him in large numbers if he cannot win this battle.
The application by a 13-year-old schoolgirl could change the way in which schools and colleges apply guidance on gender identity.
Districts decide on the applications, counties provide the infrastructure. Better collaboration is needed. We build communities; not just properties.
The Conservatives come to a deal in Moray – but miss out in Cornwall and Dumfries and Galloway.