Ultimately, we are working to ‘design out’ homelessness entirely, by helping at-risk people before they get to a crisis point.
Posts Tagged: Birmingham
Hammond has one task only in next week’s Budget. To show that the Government is preparing for No Deal.
The Chancellor’s recent claims of a coming “Deal Dividend” sent the wrong message at the wrong time – and showed up a deep Treasury malaise.
Nevertheless, tax alone won’t solve our challenge. Instead we must reshape the high street experience – as we’re starting to do in the West Midlands.
It will also boost our economy and allow businesses to create new, modern jobs in an exciting growth sector.
The excuse is always that there aren’t enough beds in other places. How come Labour goes to Brighton, then?
It was May’s best conference speech as Conservative leader. But her One Nation pitch could be too late to save her.
This strangely unreal conference is a kind of passage between the stymied Chequers plan…and whatever happens next.
Tourism is thriving but while the city looks forward, the council is stuck in the past – failing to manage its finances properly.
Bob Seely: Yes, Brexit and leadership are important. But so’s everything else. Here are some ideas for the future.
Scrap HS2. Integrate social care. Abolish NI. Reverse police cuts. Consider a new Bill of Rights. And much, much more.
Digital is changing the way we live our lives. Councils can’t keep up unless the younger generation are part of the decision making process.
His understated, unpretentious, unexciting style of politics works well in the context of local government. Could it be transposed to Westminster?
The warning from the local elections to Labour MPs seeking to thwart Brexit – or stay in the Customs Union
Those representing constituencies with big majorities that voted Leave may conclude they don’t want to push their luck.
How bad is the prognosis for urban Conservatism? Will there be a fightback outside of London? Will the Liberal Democrats show signs of life? Some potential clues.
For many voters, local elections boil down to which party will provide the best possible services at the lowest possible cost.
These local elections will make a big difference to people’s lives. Join me on the campaign trail.