Our local Labour councils already charge an arm and a leg, and I will never add to that burden. Sometimes the best powers are the ones you don’t use.
Posts Tagged: Ben Houchen
The Chancellor took aim at Corbyn’s 1970s Marxism.
Mayoral election results: Live Blog. The city of Joe Chamberlain turns blue again. Andy Street will be the West Midlands Mayor.
Elsewhere, the Conservatives snatch Teesside and gain the West of England in a fine day for the Party. And Burnham wins big for Labour in Manchester.
A look back at 1997 shows how transient landslides can be. City devolution gives Tories the chance to bed themselves in properly in new parts of the political map.