Two children watching the exchanges from the gallery did not get bored, so in that respect the pantomime had been a success.
Securing Freeport status has meant thousands of jobs and hundreds of millions of pounds of inward investment.
Following robust questions as to why a building had no solar panels on the roof, the developer said he would look at how he might incorporate them.
It may be the season of goodwill but many councils deserve a lump of coal after their misuse of public money.
Our aim is to re-acquaint all of our residents, businesses, and visitors, with our fantastic waterfront and local coastline; after all we are Britain’s Ocean City.
This is a story of institutions, work and habits changing out of recognition – and how we can improve our position and the country once we’re heard.
The fourth in a series of pieces on ConHome this week, looking forward to the elections this spring.
The Government got “Brexit done” – and now wants to deliver on its pledge to spread “opportunity across the whole United Kingdom”.
Put simply, it is the “where” of decisions – it helps policy makers to see where, and how, to focus effort, direct investment and encourage economic activity.
The focus has been on the vulnerable – the elderly, the lonely, and getting homeless people off the streets and into secure accommodation.
We want to generate income, to help pay for local services – and drive economic growth, to create jobs and homes where people want them.
I, like many colleagues, react badly to the Party’s decision to try and strong-arm me into voting for this deal.
My force estimates that dealing with mentally unwell people takes around 40 per cent of officer time. If we can get people the help they need this frees up officers to deal with those who choose to break the law.
“You cannot marry the idea that you should bin universal credit with a commitment to improving the life chances of our most vulnerable constituents.”