Brexit poses a values and voting challenge for both the main parties. It may be even bigger for Labour than for the Conservatives.
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Robert Halfon: Last week’s elections blazed a trail for fusing workers’ and metropolitan conservatism
The Conservative Government is also going to have to get back to its DNA – cutting taxes. Reductions for those on incomes below £45,000 would send a powerful signal.
Smaller electoral areas with just one councillor each would make for less confusion, more accountability – and fewer one party states.
For many voters, local elections boil down to which party will provide the best possible services at the lowest possible cost.
Binita Mehta-Parmar: The divisive and intolerant messages used on a Tory leaflet in Havering harm our society and our Party
Such messages have more in common with the race controversies of 50 years ago than with the modern Conservative Party.
Pundits are expecting a drubbing for the Conservatives in the capital. But some boroughs will buck the trend. I predict unpredictability.
Road to Parliament 2) Anne Milton. I wanted to show that people like me could make it – and help improve Britain.
The second article in our new mini-series, in which female Conservative MPs share the stories of their journeys into politics, comes from the MP for Guildford.
The proposal is criticised for hitting the vulnerable and breaking an election pledge. Local transport schemes are also being hit.
The people of this borough are full of enterprise and aspiration, they share Tory values and are receptive to our messages.
What have they got to hide?
Following this strategy could lead to weaker returns, leaving older local people, teachers, healthcare workers and so on with less in their pockets.
The final town hall Pravdas are being closed down – but councils still ignore the rules on online content.
A 58 per cent rise in the tax over the last two decades should serve as a warning against further hikes.
Over the last half century municipal leaders have caused the capital to become an uglier place to live and work.
Labour require ID checks for new members – yet show a less rigour when it comes to voting by the wider electorate.