At a local level, Conservative councils nationwide have been pioneering Net Zero initiatives, demonstrating that taking steps to tackle climate change is not only possible, it’s happening right now.
Conservative councils most committed to ambitious climate and clean air action often bucked the trend.
Retirement had finally caught up with me, or so I thought. But after two months intensive campaigning I have an important new job.
A single unitary model has worked well in those areas that have adopted it in recent years, including Dorset, Wiltshire, and Buckinghamshire.
It is essential for good relationships and good choices. It enables us to explore together what it is to be human.
Most Tory MPs will be seeing large increases in the housing targets for their seats, while many Labour MPs see their local targets reduced.
Distancing enforcement has been applied with a light but firm touch.
First time young offenders need a chance of being steered away from a life of crime – which a conviction or caution may precipitate.
We have made savings by selling off out of date police buildings, as well as scrapping the ranks of Chief Superintendents and Chief Inspectors.
The appointment of a new chief constable who was criticised over his investigation into Edward Heath is seen as the latest saga to afflict a “broken force”.
The high Council Tax taper in Lambeth, Brent, Harrow, and Waltham Forest means less incentive to come off benefits and into work.
A unitary council has meant huge savings – but we also work in partnership with the rest of the public sector.