Where the Conservatives have scrapped centuries-old taxes, Labour and Plaid Cymru can’t stop dreaming up new ones.
The Director of the Prime Minister’s Policy Unit on his four tests for new Government policies – and moving on from the confidence vote.
Also: dissent in the ranks! Northern Irish activists attack neglect by CCHQ amidst rumours Welsh Tories may seek split.
Meanwhile observers are already speculating about whether today’s performance will cost Douglas Ross his job.
Also: it looks like it will be a good day for Labour in both Wales and Scotland as Douglas Ross struggles to make headway.
Local communities have been held back by Labour’s high council tax rates and poor funding. The current settlement is not fit for purpose.
With traditional cluelessness, Westminster devolved planning policy without a carve-out for vital national infrastructure projects.
We have all the ingredients of being a great country – inside our cherished United Kingdom – but we’re currently rudderless.
Also: devolved administrations cling tight to Covid powers; Lewis raises prospect of prosecuting terrorists; SNP retreat from pension lie.
The Government could end up with a series of Burnhams and Khans, constantly trying to undermine it.
I sincerely hope our city can release itself from the shackles of socialism- which still hold back its potential.
Also: Delaying Johnson’s defenestration is not worth the price of heavy local election losses in Wales and Scotland.
MPs are better placed to understand public opinion. After all, they depend upon it to be re-elected.