Ministers could not have handled the matter worse if they’d tried. But Paul Maynard, pictured, is championing a solution.
Posts Tagged: Blackpool
Paul Maynard: Here’s why I believe as an ex-Minister that a hard rain may indeed be coming for the civil service
The machinery of state has shown itself to lack the bandwidth and agility required to deliver complexity at pace.
Andy Street: One, two, three – it’s a hat-trick of coming Conservative Party conferences for Birmingham
This decision reiterates the political importance of the UK’s cities to our party – and we must aim for a blue-led council in 2022.
Raghib Ali: Systemic classism, not racism. Why the main factor in health and educational inequalities is deprivation, not race.
There is now no overall ‘white privilege’ in health or education or overall ‘BAME disadvantage’. These categories are outdated and unhelpful.
Our readers’ top choice was the same as Number Ten’s for the Lords: York. But a good case was made for Coventry – and Warwick University.
The ignorance of many MPs and ministers towards the state of seaside communities is particularly surprising as coastal constituencies elect a quarter of all MPs.
This region shows that Liberal Democrat progress, at the expense of Labour, remains modest.
The excuse is always that there aren’t enough beds in other places. How come Labour goes to Brighton, then?
Aggressive begging has discouraged people from visiting the town centre. The Labour Council has failed to deal with the problem.
Plus: Why do so many expensive hotels think it is a good thing to make their windows unopenable? Can’t we go back to Blackpool?
Lewis Baston: The Party Conference season. So often gripping and thrilling – and never more so than this year.
They will be strange, edgy experiences: I can hardly wait.
Plus: well suited and Back to Black(pool)