Instead of flying off to climate change conferences, the council leader should sort out the poor results on recycling.
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.
Nottingham City Council paid nine staff over £100,000 a year. What did local taxpayers get for their money? A failed council-owned energy company.
Plus: White elephants in Brighton – and Nottingham’s inept venture into the energy market.
To kick off the restart debate on a practical level, here are five areas to consider for the first phase of any amendment to the current restrictions.
We need to decentralise and devolve where communities are trusted and empowered. Let’s encourage higher density together with good thoughtful design.
So much of the role is apolitical. Arts projects for schools. Honouring local heroes. Planting flowers and removing weeds.
A deal has been agreed between West Sussex County Council and Gatwick Airport on improving community housing and infrastructure.
The Party has collectively failed to modernise its campaigning, with the result that we saw on June 8. This needs radical reform if it is not to collapse completely.
Over the coming months we will take on a further 600 families