In Labour-run Hackney, al fresco dining and drinking is banned after 10pm. In Labour-run Westminster, al fresco dining and drinking remains banned in Soho.
The regeneration will create 25,000 permanent jobs and homes for 20,000 people, all in less than a square mile. Astonishingly, Wandsworth’s new Labour-run Council boycotted last week’s opening.
Labour has allocated £1 million to give its Leader four extra staff for the next four years. It’s unclear what these staff will do.
Decades of careful financial management are now at risk from their spending pledges. We know from Croydon what can happen next.
The response to the Marble Arch Mound showed how effectively bad architecture can be weaponised as a tool to extract political capital.
Polling and demographic trends indicate dire results for Tories in the capital. Yet they are curiously bullish.
The Committee on Standards in Public Life proposed that councillors’ social media comment be included as “official capacity in their public conduct.”
Tory candidates in London, Manchester and Oxfordshire made their opposition to these schemes known. It didn’t win us votes.
The lessons from history are clear. If you give stakeholders no reason to back reform, you will fail.
By contrast, some Labour boroughs in London are just sitting back and blaming central Government.
In an open society, people and businesses have the freedom to move around; to take advantage of opportunity.
The police have also neglected retailers and small businesses for many years. They need more protection from criminals.
What does it say for our patriotic endeavour that so many of our fellow citizens are literally rubbishing our country?