Labour have more councillors and that network gives them an advantage.
Posts Tagged: Local Elections (general)
Labour have sunk yet further ahead of the local elections, and domestic political challenges are adding to the SNP’s Brexit woes.
The self-absorption of modern life is having an impact of our campaigning capacity.
Business growth is the priority.
There are great assets – but some communities are being left behind.
Think twice before giving a Chief Executive approaching retirement an 11 per cent increase on an already high salary.
We should not disenfranchise existing EU voters but give voting rights to American, Brazilian and Chinese council taxpayers.
The people of this borough are full of enterprise and aspiration, they share Tory values and are receptive to our messages.
Peter Golds: The Government must implement the Pickles proposals, and task the police with tackling election fraud
There is a huge amount of work to be done to restore and defend our democracy.
The Conservatives have an influx of new members – they should be encouraged to become council candidates
There is an opportunity to revitalise local democracy.
There is nothing wrong in ambitions being modest – as long as they are deliverable.
If Labour breaks into two parties it will have implications for its municipal base.
But the Conservatives are now leading Plymouth.
Judy Terry: If the Blue on Blue wrangling continues it will hurt Conservative chances in the county council elections
Whatever our views on the EU referendum we should avoid the Conservatives being knocked into oblivion for a generation.
We now have a renewed mandate to be at the heart of the Northern Powerhouse.