The Lib Dems gained seats from Labour in Chesterfield and Oadby & Wigston.
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The Conservatives lost a seat to an independent in West Dorset but gained a seat from UKIP in Mid Devon.
The problem in London is severe, but the Mayor still equivocates.
The Conservatives lost seats in Babergh, Cannock Chase, East Cambridgeshire, Herefordshire, Lewes and North Lanarkshire – but gained a seat in Colchester.
Most people would resent any payments after we cease being members.
The problem is that until the Conservatives are serious about selling more state land to build attractive housing it is just talk.
Chairing a committee is paid at the rate of over £2,000 per meeting.
Stamp Duty punishes those who could help free up the housing supply.
There is a scandal of Councils wasting huge Public Health budgets – while refusing to fund modest schemes that would provide great benefits.
Despite the growth in academies, finding talented people willing to serve as governors remains crucial.
We should also have local referendums on removing traffic lights.
This act of sabotage can only undermine the public trust that is needed to increase the housing supply.
The Conservatives gained a seat from Labour in King’s Lynn and West Norfolk – but lost a seat to them in Worthing.
The Information Commissioner also backs openness from housing associations.
Electricity use in a high-rise is nearly two and a half times greater than in a low-rise.