Giving people greater confidence to return to our high streets is a vital part of the recovery effort.
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Cllr Izzi Seccombe is the Leader of Warwickshire County Council and the Leader of the Conservative Group on the Local Government Association.Follow @
Izzi Seccombe: During this crisis, I’m proud of how Conservative councils are delivering the help needed
The focus has been on the vulnerable – the elderly, the lonely, and getting homeless people off the streets and into secure accommodation.
I am grateful to the Government for responding to our financial concerns. It’s meant that help has reached those who need it most.
Labour MPs voted against the local government finance settlement. They would also scrap Ofsted, increase taxes, and delay Brexit.
There was a really good vibe at Party Conference – especially at lots of outstanding fringe events discussing how to give local communities greater powers.
An English Devolution Bill is needed to reignite the process of devolving widespread powers and funding to local areas across the whole country.