Yet more triumphs for clusters of independents. Essex Man may have lost enthusiasm for the Conservative Party but not for Conservative principles.
There is a threat of London-wide pay as you drive road charge, to fix the damage the Mayor’s done to Transport for London’s finances.
Holly Whitbread: Pod units are providing the homeless in Epping Forest with the emergency accommodation they need
This innovative solution is preferable to bed and breakfast accommodation. Residents who live in a pod can live more independently, cooking their own food.
The doorstep conversations were taking 15 or sometimes 20 minutes. This was absolutely necessary. We had to rebuild trust.
Many of us have seen first-hand unofficial exclusions leading to permanent off-rolling. These schools make families feel that they are the problem.
The Conservatives lost a seat to Labour in Salford. But the Conservatives gained a seat from an independent on the Isle of Wight.
Reviewing the details of the results in this region gives a sense of how volatile the electorate has become.
He is the only candidate who can deliver for communities like mine across the country, and keep hard-working Conservatives delivering at a local level.
Representing a council ward with an army barracks, I am delighted with Jeremy’s support for properly funded armed forces.
His pledge to cut income tax and National Insurance for the lowest paid is one that will resonate well on the doors across Redditch and beyond.
He secured two big wins for local government during his time as our Secretary of State – on both social care and housing.
The Lib Dems gained two seats from the Conservatives in Broxstowe. But the Conservatives gained a seat from an independent in North Devon.
Labour had some startling setbacks – it was usually the independents who benefitted. Elsewhere we saw Conservative losses to the Lib Dems.
If we listen to residents and provide good homes, then development can be popular.
Nick Rushton: Councils’ funding gap must be faced by the new Prime Minister – or we risk suffering at the ballot box.
Counties are the most exposed to financial pressures, but the least resourced to deal with them. Rural residents are getting a raw deal.