Residents want low taxes and regular bin collections, not big PR budgets and regular spin.
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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.
Wendy Thompson: Here in Wolverhampton, we have a premiership team. Now we need a premiership council.
Conservatives are offering a positive alternative. We can be a strong and effective voice for every Wulfrunian.
“If Labour councils can’t even get the bins emptied, how can they do a good job of running anything else?”
We have recently awarded a new waste contract which will deliver £6 million of savings over ten years versus the previous contract.
Meghan Gallacher: The SNP is breaking its election pledge to limit Council Tax rises to three per cent
There will also be a levy on workplace car parking places. Residents could be taxed hundreds of pounds a year for driving into work.
We are improving services and cutting Council Tax. We have one of the highest customer satisfaction rates in the nation.