The West of England was a narrow Conservative victory last time. It is likely to be closely fought again.
Posts Tagged: Bradford
Rather than impose new burdens, we should be offering free parking to help revive local businesses.
Clearly the Government’s model is flawed. But there is no perfect formula for solving this crisis.
Neil O’Brien: The next algorithm disaster – coming to a Conservative constituency near you. This time, it’s housing growth.
Most Tory MPs will be seeing large increases in the housing targets for their seats, while many Labour MPs see their local targets reduced.
John Pennington: Anti-government ideologues are denying children in Bradford the education they need
Thousands of computers are being distributed for home education. But not enough is being done to check they are being used.
Robert Goodwill: Let’s Get Heathrow Done. Johnson must appeal if the Government loses today on expansion in the courts.
Enough daydreaming about unfeasible and unfunded alternatives on islands in the estuary; enough dithering and delay.
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.
Instead of seeing local councillors as a potential saving, maybe we should see them as an asset.
Andrew Smith: The next Conservative Government can deliver for the North by investing in regeneration.
I hope that we will see more of the Chancellor during the campaign explaining how his plans can help support investment to boost productivity.
Residents want low taxes and regular bin collections, not big PR budgets and regular spin.
Patrick Spencer: Some advice for the new Conservative leader. Stick to these three ideas to boost productivity.
The new Chancellor should stick to the basics of cutting taxes, spending more on education and rebalancing growth outside of London.
A Guardian author suggesting otherwise is wrong. The picture we get is of mostly stable land ownership.
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.
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.
A less bureaucratic approach will ease hardship and bring more money in. But the Government also needs to ensure equal rules apply for all that are owed money.