The Conservatives gain a seat in Melton.
Beauty In My Back Yard is the right attitude towards house building in the UK
For markets to flourish the traders must take over from maladroit councils.
The Instant Voucher Reward Scheme has helped to save money
The extremist threat to British education has left Ofsted embarrassed – but their response has made the situation worse.
There is no reason to limit devolution to a handful of urban areas.
Labour lose a seat in Swansea
The success of ARK and Harris academies, is due in large measure to setting and banding
We need greater fiscal powers for the Mayor – DevoLondon alongside devolution to England.
The key to success in the north west will be job creation
For every new grammar-run satellite school we would have five satellite schools run by councils ideologically opposed to losing control.
Cllr Nick Botterill: Conservative loss of Hammersmith & Fulham council – are there wider lessons for London?
The part of the UK which derives greatest wealth from capitalism is one of the places where Conservatives, as the party most closely identified with capitalism, often fails to be heard
The Conservatives have gained a seat in Wokingham
While all the talk of spending cuts turns out to be rather exaggerated.
Sending a councillor to Chicago to improve links with Birmingham University shows Labour has the wrong priorities.