Closing 40 tube stations may give us a “nudge” to stay at home. But reducing the frequency of trains makes overcrowding worse.
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Labour held a seat in Coventry in the only contest this week. All the other by-elections were postponed.
Making full use of the volunteers will mean lifting some of the red tape around vetting and so forth. It is a matter of balancing the risks involved in a practical way.
The Electoral Commission had proposed a delay until the autumn. It does leave a number of practical challenges.
The Conservatives lost a seat to an independent in Ashford. The Lib Dems gained a seat from an independent in Stratford-on-Avon.
“Seriously concerning.” “A Gordon Brown-style budget”. Centre-right think tanks resist the Budget’s main platform.
But some free marketeers are concerned about the huge borrowing rise and the reliance on “bureaucrats picking winners.”
Part two of our weekly series on the local election, focusing on the district council contests.
The Exiting the European Union Committee has been renamed. The Conservative MPs elected to it are staunch Brexiteers.
The start of a weekly series on this site each Monday previewing the local elections being held on May 7th.
Crosbie goes to the Health Department. Lewer to the Home Office. Allan to the Leader of the House of Commons.
The Conservatives lost a seat to the Lib Dems in Cambridgeshire. Labour lost a seat to an independent in Manchester.
Many are vulnerable people in need of specialist help. Far better use could be made of the existing Public Health budget.
As ERG Chairman his unyielding opposition to May’s Deal proved to be of great significance.
A candidate for Police and Crime Commissioner for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough is to be chosen on Friday.
There was only one contest this week. The Conservatives held a seat in Middlesbrough.