While the Council Tax has been held down in England we have seen it pushed up in Wales.
Astonishingly, even they don’t know what their 5,700 acres of land are taken up with.
Ten thousand shops have been empty for more than three years.
The Conservatives hold one and gain one in yesterday’s five council by-elections.
You are only likely to be a household name in your own household.
There is no need to bully and patronise residents with extra charges.
The London Assembly’s 14 regional constituencies offers an alternative model.
The challenge is to deal with the remained – some are in a very run down condition.
No longer should our young people be forced to leave through lack of housing or employment.
The third runway is the solution of the unambitious. I’m interested in where the fifth and sixth ones will be. That means an airport in the Thames Estuary.
Labour hold all four seats they were defending.
Cllr John Moss: London Councils are sitting on £1.7 billon which could be used to build new, affordable homes
There is funding for 2.2 new homes for each one sold under the Right to Buy.
Boris’ estuary airport would have created 340,000 new homes, vast numbers of jobs and new business along with the roads, rail links and new river crossings the East End so badly needs.
Devolved assemblies and local authorities have the power to pursue anti-choice, populist and evidence-lite policies.
Above all we need market housing that costs less rather than more for the super rich.