The first in a series of pieces on ConHome this week’s looking forward to the elections this spring.
Re-offending rates are far too high. Electronic monitoring is being expanded – including sobriety tags to check alcohol consumption.
The only caveat is the attitude of the Welsh Labour Government, hell-bent on replacing the EU’s onerous regulations with their own.
Khan’s latest virtue signalling project is his expensive statue-toppling commission. It’s an outrageous waste of taxpayers’ cash.
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Unless the obvious definitions of biological sex are clearly established in law, then the sex-based protections of girls and women will be undermined.
We want surplus land used to generate energy from biodigesters, sunlight, water, wind, or even hydrogen, that could be sold directly to local people.
We should be converting more shops. It is not just a question of creating homes. Our town centres desperately need an economic vaccine.
Plus: The residents of Tunbridge Wells are left with the bill for their council’s Calverley Square vanity project.
Residents who seek to develop derelict public sector sites need some protection from bureaucratic obstruction.
These are areas that have been neglected for many years. The big cities have had rather greater attention for many years.
Face masks are destroying the environment. Social distancing rules have disrupted visits to recycling centres.
Operational independence is nothing to do with electing an independent candidate as a PCC.
Many face being trapped there, due to the bias against adoption. The Ministerial failure to tackle this has been woeful.
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A single unitary authority in our county, is needed, as soon as possible, to help our communities to recover.
The first priority is to make our streets safe. I will recruit a record number of police officers.