To strengthen law and order in the public realm, some reform of the legal process would be justified to protect against mob rule.
Posts Tagged: Bristol
Politicians treat motorists as though their transport needs are some sort of indulgence.
In Bristol, Nottingham, and Portsmouth the result has been that Council Taxpayers’ money has gone up in smoke.
Local elections in depth: Bristol – its wokeness presents challenges for Labour as well as the Conservatives
We continue our series, putting this year’s local elections under the magnifying glass, to explore changes and trends.
Andrew Bowie: Expanding regional airport capacity can help strengthen the Union, and support left behind communities
Investment in this infrastructure can create thousands of jobs and opportunities in new areas.
By uniting behind Johnson’s plan, and replicating the approach of these two mayors, the the environment can become a winning issue for the party.
The West of England was a narrow Conservative victory last time. It is likely to be closely fought again.
Harry Fone: Bristol is consulting on a Council Tax rise. But will it take any notice of the response?
Plus: Stoke cuts bloated management. Would Thatcher have approved of £100,000 of public funds for her statue?
Mark Shelford: Independent Police and Crime Commissioners are less accountable than party politicians
Their appeasement of unlawful protestors has gone unchallenged. A democratic party structure delivers checks and balances.
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.
While it’s important to focus on the ‘R’ rate in tackling covid, we must also balance health concerns against two other Rs – recovery versus recession.
Bevin, the working-class John Bull who stood up to Stalin and has no successors in today’s Labour Party
Andrew Adonis’s new biography of “the first of a new breed of ‘common man’ who would manage the British state” and became one of the great Foreign Secretaries.
The National Police Chiefs’ Council must be scrapped for proper accountability to have a chance. Greater local accountability is needed.
Standing by while the law is broken does not make officers, peaceful protesters, members of the public (or statues) any safer.
Daniel Hannan: One man driving to Durham imperils the nation’s health. But lots of protesters in London don’t. Have we all gone mad?
Sitting in a park is selfish, but organising a mass demonstration in a park is wonderful, and schools should still stay closed. Seriously?