Yesterday’s announcement of Government’s design guidance is a very welcome step in the right direction.
Our message, and our approach to the issues in the cities, needs to be improved.
The Conservatives lost a seat to Labour in Luton. But the Conservatives gained a seat from a residents association in Rochford.
I understand how public service can be a daunting prospect. But it can be one of the most rewarding moves you ever make.
If there was genuine competition throughout the collection and processing sector we would see a greater range of products becoming economically viable.
An English Devolution Bill is needed to reignite the process of devolving widespread powers and funding to local areas across the whole country.
We can ease the social care crisis and release more family-sized homes on to the market.
If we are serious about rebalancing, we could move the capital from London to Manchester.
The Lib Dems gained a seat from the Conservatives in Somerset West & Taunton. But the Conservatives held seats in Canterbury and Wiltshire.
Local government is a most effective mechanism to enact positive change. But it is hugely time-consuming and not the right role for all political activists.
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We are canvassing with clear messages which are resonating. Local membership is growing, activists far are more engaged and proud to pound the streets.
When we work with central government, we improve lives and achieve the best results for our communities.
The message is welcome after the defeatism of her predecessors. But radical measures are needed to free up supply and get attractive new development.
Some of the abuse is nothing short of bullying. This is a threat to freedom of speech. We should value debating different views.
The Conservatives lost a seat to the Lib Dems in South Northamptonshire. But the Conservatives gained a seat from an independent in Rutland.