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Labour has increased the Council Tax, doubled the number of senior officials, and seen Children’s Services go from “outstanding“ to being placed in special measures.
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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.
He argues that conservatism is far better suited to tackle environmental problems than either liberalism or socialism.
Garvan Walshe: How the majority needed to deliver Brexit will thwart the reform needed to make a success of it
A new Conservative Government will need to transform the economy. It remains to be seen whether this be done with a majority based on northern, post-industrial Britain.
Eamonn Ives: Yesterday’s TV environment debate. No-one told the truth – that capitalism and climate concern are compatible
It felt very much as though climate change was playing second fiddle to other overarching intentions which the candidates were keen to trot out.
Labour MPs voted against the local government finance settlement. They would also scrap Ofsted, increase taxes, and delay Brexit.
Nick Hargrave: Wanted. A Too Difficult Department to help tackle intractable post-election problems.
I am arguing that there is some limited space for radical candour with the electorate on the difficult choices facing the country in the 2020s.
Phoebe Griffith: To end austerity finally, Johnson needs more than a quick splash of populist spending
The third piece in our series this week about what the Conservative Manifesto should look like.
Andy Street: Brownfield First works in the West Midlands. The Conservatives should commit to rolling it out elsewhere.
Our pledge has been to look first to these former industrial sites, to reclaim them and clean them up, when developers come knocking on the door.
So much of the role is apolitical. Arts projects for schools. Honouring local heroes. Planting flowers and removing weeds.
The Johnson Government should balance the Northern Ireland element of its Brexit deal by strengthening the Union – which it should be doing anyway.
Neil O’Brien: How we can win support from younger voters – and turn our present strength into an enduring majority
For me, the most concerning thing wasn’t being behind among the very young, but being behind among everyone under age 47.
By reaching a deal in Brussels, the Tory anarchist has exceeded what the official classes and conventional wisdom supposed was possible.