These are areas that have been neglected for many years. The big cities have had rather greater attention for many years.
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Many face being trapped there, due to the bias against adoption. The Ministerial failure to tackle this has been woeful.
Jenrick warns the City of London Corporation to ensure “heritage and tradition are given robust protection”
We might expect cultural vandalism from Lambeth Council. It is a shock to see it in the Square Mile.
Cladding removal means a huge bill. Punishing taxpayers or homeowners is an uncomfortable choice for Conservatives.
Installing sprinklers would provide higher safety standards at a much lower cost. That alternative should be available.
Plea for phone canvassing for local elections – before a “short, sharp and cheerful” doorstep campaign
Letter from the Party Chairman says cross-party talks are under way, to ease the nominations requirements.
The phone call that put Britain at the front of queue, shows we still matter as a dependable ally to the US.
A community veto against changing street names and destroying statues is not unreasonable.
Offering extra billions to town halls from Whitehall, shows a reluctance to face up to tough choices.
A tale of two cities. The Conservative Government has had smooth relations with Liverpool – less so with Manchester.
That part of England where the Tories are most hated has offered the greatest possible cooperation with Boris Johnson.
“The Chancellor has passed the responsibility to us. Can’t complain.” Council leaders respond to the Spending Review.
Some welcome the extra power to put up Council Tax. But they are reluctant to use it when their residents are already hard-pressed.
Most said they had enough money. There was praise for Local Government Ministers – but exasperation with the Government overall.
The duplicity from the Mayor of Greater Manchester amounts to a dire failure of leadership.
There is a strong case that better targeting will be more effective and less harmful.
Our survey identified 18,083 owned by councils in London. The true figure is likely to be over 20,000.
Joe Anderson, Liverpool’s Mayor, and other city council leaders in the north have joined together to say that they “do not support further economic lockdowns”.