They include both the working class vote being up for grabs…and the Party adapting to the changing nature of modern Britain.
Posts Tagged: Cities
The Government has heard the message, and is dropping the mayoral requirement for rural counties seeking increased devolved power.
The Government must give new powers to local leaders to help England’s small town and cities help themselves.
Greater understanding, and better co-operation, would aid the nation.
His position as an adviser was more than decorative and he will be a loss. But as someone or other once put it, there is no alternative.
There are many different parts to the solution, and Policy Exchange’s Housing and Urban Regeneration Unit plans to find them.
Call that white flight if you like. Call it “white avoidance” if you must. I prefer to call it civilised, bourgeois, suburban safety.
The former Deputy Prime Minister delivered the Peter Hennessy Lecture at the Queen Mary University of London.
Osborne launches his new think-tank today, and the project that he championed will continue – though with differences.
Research shows that places like Manchester, Birmingham, and Leeds are overwhelmingly preferred by growth-driving business, and lift their rural hinterlands too.
May – a Joe Chamberlain in kitten heels? Who will serve in her interventionist Cabinet (and deliver Brexit)?
Hammond, Fox, Javid. How will a generation of politicians raised under Thatcher adapt to the new Prime Minister’s desire for an industrial strategy?
There is strong public support for powerful mayors who can take the lead on tackling the problems of our city regions.
The challenge to a Party that holds not a single seat in Merseyside.
Making our message attractive to urban voters who share so many of our values is absolutely essential to building a genuinely one-nation Conservative Party.
The row over the Prime Minister’s remarks about local Associations has been mostly concocted. But the need for Party reform is real. We open a ConHome series.