Low paid and part-time jobs. Poor digital and physical connectivity. A lack of qualifications. We need to level up too.
Posts Tagged: Devon
Selaine Saxby: Lib Dem-run North Devon Council declared a “climate emergency” in 2019. But has failed to respond.
We as individuals, business leaders, and as councillors, need to get on and actually do what we can to make change.
Identifying heart-warming human interest stories boosts our councillors’ name recognition.
Neil O’Brien: Introducing the new Levelling Up Taskforce – and its first report on how we can measure progress
So how do we get more good, high-paying jobs into poorer areas? One specific opportunity relevant in a lot of Red Wall seats is advanced manufacturing.
I support our robust policing in Devon and Cornwall. We have one of the lowest rates of infection and want to keep it that way.
Local hotels, restaurants, and tourist attractions would all benefit from a cut in VAT. This is something that we can seriously look at once we have left the EU.
I understand how public service can be a daunting prospect. But it can be one of the most rewarding moves you ever make.
Gareth Streeter: An intelligent spending review could halt the Liberal Democrats in their tracks in the South West
More investment in rural transport and digital infrastructure and a voice for our fisherman would make a big difference to local campaigns.
The Tri-Service Safety Officer combines the skills of a trained firefighter, a co-responder paramedic and has community safety accreditation from the police.
The long-awaited Liberal Democrat revival in their traditional strongholds finally transpired. But the independents also made big gains.
Local elections 3) The contest with the Lib Dems – their revival has come far more at the expense of the Conservatives than of Labour
The Lib Dems have made net gains of 400 seats, so far.
Could the Yellow Party take control of Lewes, St Albans, Winchester, Teignbridge, Guildford – even Wokingham?
In by-elections where we put out leaflet after leaflet, but didn’t talk to anyone, we lost. Where we used survey canvassing, using a 0-10 model, we either won or advanced.
My force estimates that dealing with mentally unwell people takes around 40 per cent of officer time. If we can get people the help they need this frees up officers to deal with those who choose to break the law.
This act of sabotage can only undermine the public trust that is needed to increase the housing supply.