Time and time again, voters bring up the same thing to me: the depressing state of their local high street.
Sunak is unquestionably in the strongest position, but he has never appeared keen on the levelling-up agenda.
More unites these two voter groups than commentators suggest. The Government should be confident in crafting a message that appeals to both.
The authors reply to William Atkinson – who suggested a week ago on this site that it should not.
Tory MPs will now get hard evidence of how much political damage Johnson has sustained over Partygate.
Apprenticeships aren’t always reaching the 16 to 18 year-olds who need them most
Polling suggests changing this unpopular levy for a flat-rate charge based on property values could be hugely popular.
There are 36 seats in the North where they under-performed predictions, suggesting that the Red Wall has further to fall.
Lifting the ban on them working will allow them to become tax-paying, economically active members of society.
Decarbonisation has challenges, but offers immense opportunities to revitalise our country’s industrial heartlands.
We spend a great deal of time debating the need for restrictions, not so much on Covid’s secondary casualties.
The fourth part of a ConHome series this week on Levelling Up as the Government’s White Paper nears publication.
Failing to do so will see it become the next workforce crisis in the headlines.