The Conservatives gain a seat in Somerset
Nobody identifies himself as a “south westerner”
Power must flow down to towns, districts, counties, cities and individuals,
Labour’s plans for a return to council run police authorities would be a backwards step
In Huntingdonshire, UKIP have taken over from the Lib Dems as the official opposition.
It’s the happy medium between a concentration of power at Westminster and the disparities caused by the city regions plan.
Labour gain a seat in Durham
The council says services will be cut – but vast sums of money are still being wasted
Scotland Decides 5) Cllr David Hodge: Devolution for England next? County councils should have more powers
Allow us the discretion to reform the way we arrange and fund services and we will offer the Exchequer an increased tax yield.
Over the coming months we will take on a further 600 families
This saga shows there needs to be more accountability not less
Holding council by-elections when as many voters as possible are away is against the spirit of democracy.
Labour no longer has overall control of the council
The Conservatives hold a seat in Newark and Sherwood
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