The local Conservatives launch a manifesto of vision, ambition, and aspiration for May 2020.
Posts Tagged: Council tax
Judy Terry: Suffolk residents are facing a Council Tax increase, yet the wasteful spending continues
Ipswich Borough Council’s decision to “improve” the Cornhill, a popular public space fronting the former Town Hall, is proving disastrous.
Cameron’s memoirs offer a hint of where the occupant of Number 11 may look to raise property taxes instead.
Stephen Baines: Residents in Calderdale deserve good frontline services, not wasteful vanity projects
Labour councillors claim to care about the environment. But they have failed to tackle air pollution.
We have already cut our carbon emissions by nearly half in ten years, combined with sustainable and inclusive economic growth.
Residents want low taxes and regular bin collections, not big PR budgets and regular spin.
People who aspire to own their own homes move out of London to where property is cheaper.
They enhance policing capacity. I am also proud that we are recruiting 210 more police officers onto the front line.
The Government should abolish stamp duty entirely for all purchases of a main home under £500,000.
Buck-passing between different authorities results in poor outcomes for residents and kickback from voters.
Neva Sadikoglu-Novaky and Jonathan Werran: Brexit gives the chance to have full fiscal devolution. Let’s take it.
Through tax competition, we could truly have a real Northern Powerhouse and give cities in the north a fairer chance against London and the south east.
We have built up a rapport with the Nepalese community. The key planks of their culture are profoundly Conservative.
We also delivered Community Land Trusts, innovative community-led housing which helps local people who otherwise could not afford to enter the market.
Holly Whitbread: It’s tough going, campaigning in Epping Forest – despite having a good record to defend
I have had doors slammed in my face and been called a traitor. But I keep promoting a positive, localised Conservative message.
In St Albans and North Warwickshire a less draconian approach has proved effective. The Government wants others to follow suit.