But he looks to be a stronger candidate than he did four years ago, when he first stood to be West Midlands Mayor.
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The empty Chamber, where ministers cannot be tested by spontaneous interventions, is incapable of holding the Government to account.
Johnson and the railways. Is he ready for pay as you go – and the end of the season ticket? And are passengers?
He plans to bring in a Fat Controller – as he seeks to balance the public interest with private sector freedom. This is the second piece in our rail mini-series.
Robert Palmer: To support the levelling up agenda, the Government should follow Biden’s plan to tackle corporate tax avoidance
Voters across the political spectrum are united in their wish to see more done here.
Richard Holden: This spring’s local elections. For levelling-up to work, we need local councils and leaders who back it.
The sad truth is that many local Labour councils and local bureaucracies don’t want it: they’re scared of it.
That is why Reform is today calling for a new Civil Contingencies Select Committee, dedicated solely to scrutinising government’s resilience capabilities.
It contributes a tidy £6.75 billion in GVA to the national economy each year as a net contributor to Treasury coffers.
I believe so – but nonetheless, the balance of risks, driven by economic and political trends, has definitely shifted.
Tom Waterhouse: Non-league football has missed out during this crisis. It needs leadership that understands politics.
The National League needs to get organised, and compete for a fair share of the Sport Recovery Package.
Simon Hart: Drakeford’s divisive politics must come to an end. In May, Welsh Conservatives offer a better future.
For this year’s Senedd elections, vote for a Welsh Government that will work with the UK Government, not against it.
The Government can’t deliver levelling up without more supply-side change, localism and public service reform.
Providing small businesses with technology and training will accelerate our recovery from Coronavirus.
Among our recommendations today, Localis is urging central government to further reduce the tax burden on the pub sector.
Evidence does not suggest Britain is at the sweet spot on the Laffer Curve where raising it will cut revenue, nor that doing so will harm investment.
The Government got “Brexit done” – and now wants to deliver on its pledge to spread “opportunity across the whole United Kingdom”.