As a council by-election candidate, I had the backing of a campaign manager, an assistant campaign manager, the local MP, and the sitting councillors… I won.
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We have a civic duty to uphold and defend our collective natural inheritance. The planning system is not flawless but it has an important role.
The Brexit negotiation. Raindrops keep falling on May’s head. But that doesn’t mean her eyes will soon be turning red.
Yes, the negotiation may break down. But some of the playing to the gallery has a ritual element about it, not unlike the staged theatrics of all-in wrestling.
If everyone had the opportunity to attend a private school then, by definition, they couldn’t be elite.
It’s hopeless trying to avoid the ideological battle.
If more Cabinet members had won their seats from Labour, perhaps it would leak just a little bit less
Maybe it was ever thus, at least in modern times, but Tory-held suburban seats outside the South-East are under-represented at the top table.
It is worth looking at where we were successful, and what went right, in the hope we can replicate that, and secure better success at the next general election.
They take place three months from tomorrow – as will Birmingham’s mayoral election and that Surrey council tax referendum.