The proposal is criticised for hitting the vulnerable and breaking an election pledge. Local transport schemes are also being hit.
They duplicate much of the consumer champion work done by the Patients Association.
The Conservatives lost a seat to the Lib Dems in North Devon while Labour held a seat in Enfield.
Scaling back expensive regulation would allow the cabbies to make the most of their comparative advantages such as the Knowledge and their iconic status.
Javid has correctly identified the problem. Now he needs to spot who the true culprits are, and what can be done to prevent them causing further harm.
Senior councillors have been ousted by left wing activists. A former Mayor is among the victims.
A less bureaucratic approach will ease hardship and bring more money in. But the Government also needs to ensure equal rules apply for all that are owed money.
With a million incidents a year, the fines are too low. Some councils are taking no enforcement action at all.
The Conservatives lost a seat to the Lib Dems in Maidstone. The Lib Dems also gained a seat from Labour in Gosport and one from UKIP in Torridge.
Developers must hand over the payments agreed – and councils need to put more thought into spending it effectively.
Safety has improved but the financial as well as human cost of crashes remains high. A new online tool shows where work is most needed.
The “Cycle Superhighway” would increase air pollution, harm business, and inconvenience pedestrians, bus passengers and drivers. Even for cyclists it is poor value for £70 million.
I was elected as a UKIP councillor in Portsmouth but as a small business owner the Conservatives are my natural home.
Councils could encourage more schools to specialise and give more children in care the chance to attend boarding schools.
The Conservatives lost a seat to the Green Party in Herefordshire but held seats in Stroud, Perth, Dover and Cotswold.