There was a really good vibe at Party Conference – especially at lots of outstanding fringe events discussing how to give local communities greater powers.
Posts Tagged: Ben Houchen
Citizens of nowhere? Or citizens of somewhere? Who should the Conservatives be targeting? Our joint event with Policy Exchange.
With Lynton Crosby, Andrew Feldman, Ben Houchen and Amber Rudd – on June 18, livestreamed on this site.
A much-hated traffic management experiment, called the Haughton Throughabout, imposes misery on many residents caught up in daily delays.
Voters in Newcastle, North Tyneside, and Northumberland should choose a Conservative – to bring new investment to the region.
And: Churchill-mania, Moggmania, and the passion of Rory Stewart. Plus: too many lobbyists.
In the third piece in our three-part mini-series, the Thirsk and Malton MP explores how the North East might help the One Yorkshire dream to come true.
In the second piece in our three-part mini-series, the Mayor tells ConservativeHome that freeport status can transform the area.
Simon Clarke: Teesside is experiencing an industrial renaissance – with Conservative optimism driving out Labour gloom
The first in a three-part ConHome mini-series on the Tory revival in the area since the Mayoral election of last May.
The appointment of a new chief constable who was criticised over his investigation into Edward Heath is seen as the latest saga to afflict a “broken force”.
The Tees Valley mayor says his area was “left behind in the Blair and Brown years”, and this is a chance to rebalance the economy.
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.
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.