By removing red tape around the use of property, our town centres have a chance to be reborn – to allow what people, rather than planners, wish to see.
David Chinchen: We need to develop effective operational links between neighbourhood policing teams and our schools
The police have also neglected retailers and small businesses for many years. They need more protection from criminals.
His view is backed by evidence about how the brain forms the neural networks that embody learning – as well as the example of our best schools.
What does it say for our patriotic endeavour that so many of our fellow citizens are literally rubbishing our country?
We remain steadfast in our resolve to put the welfare of every resident first and foremost.
Most town planners that you speak to will quietly admit that the planning system is designed to prevent development, not permit it.
As you embrace cafe society, remember that it was this website that won you your new found freedom.
We can still have a million new homes by the end of this parliament. But cutting regulation and boosting smaller firms is needed.
Making unused council building space available will allow greater space for pupils to be educated safely.
The state should not try to do everything itself. Our role is to provide leadership and to unlock the power of voluntary organisations.
In Wandsworth, the Council delivered the facemasks, gloves, aprons, and hand gel, that the teachers needed.
The National Police Chiefs’ Council must be scrapped for proper accountability to have a chance. Greater local accountability is needed.
Mark Pengelly and Ayesha Azad: In Woking, the technological revolution will continue after the crisis has ended
There is a strong case for making greater use of these tools: to allow wider participation and more transparent decision-making.
It can provide councils that are more efficient, cost effective, and customer focused, without giving up accountability.
Its “education” programmes lead an increasing number of gay and lesbian children to believe they are heterosexual, but trapped in the wrong body.