The choice facing voters on May 6 is simple: do we accelerate the progress of the last four years, or do we go back to the old failing approach?
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He won narrowly in 2017 in a shock result. Another victory would signify more fundamental political change.
There are very, very few shows where you can see life here on your screens, or hear our accents.
One of an occasional series of articles that ConservativeHome is publishing in advance of the Budget.
Paul Howell and Heather Wheeler: Full HS2 is critical to our election commitment to rebalance the economy
We cannot waste the opportunity that our Government’s high-speed rail investment plans presents.
Andy Street: A transport revolution is under way in the West Midlands – with the launch of a new bike hire scheme
This is an ambitious project designed to appeal to the 30 per cent of people here who don’t cycle but say they would like to give it a go.
With sufficient campaigning resource, we believe that we can bring the days of this failing Labour administration to a timely end.
Harry Fone: Reserves should be used to limit Council Tax rises. If this isn’t a “rainy day”, what is?
Plus: Why are Police and Crime Commissioners asking for more money for keyrings and stress balls?
Completing the regeneration of Longbridge would be a powerful example of Conservative policy actively “levelling up” the economy.
Andy Street: We must do more to save struggling town centres. Tackling business rates is a good place to start.
They are simply outdated and, given the financial challenge we now face, the often-suggested online sales tax looks even more attractive.
Whitehall must understand that if an algorithm offers up cherished green spaces to hungry developers, there will be a local backlash.
Andy Street: It’s time to accept that HS2 is a done deal – part of caring for livelihoods as well as lives in our region
As the short-term economy comes under immense strain, we should support the UK’s biggest single long-term investment.
Ed Vaizey: Ending tax-free shopping for international visitors would be disastrous for the British economy
The policy will make the country less competitive on the world stage. Indeed, it’ll be the only one in Europe not offering VAT-free shopping.
The devolved Adult Education Budget ensures that every pound delivers more qualifications that employers actually want.
Interview: “Petrolhead” Milling denies that Elliot is really in charge at CCHQ, and says that she’s visited all 48 Red Wall seats
The co-Party Chairman says next year’s local elections will definitely go ahead, and won’t give a figure for Party membership.