It was a failed county. An abomination of the 1972 Local Government Act. Yet bureaucrats keep trying to revive it by stealth.
Posts Tagged: Hull
If we’re really going solve it and “build better” as Scruton wished then we need massive changes.
We will fight on a positive city-wide agenda: respecting and empowering the individual, strengthening all communities, investing evenly across the City.
Bowman and Westlake’s policy ideas are perfectly compatible with this end, but pitching them as a city and town agenda risks creating a false impression.
Jessica Studdert: Our national politics is broken. Renewal after Brexit needs to be built from the ground up.
“Taking back control” must also allow pioneering solutions to be tried out in local communities. Democracy is a process, not an event.
It would be a mistake for the Conservatives to even try to recruit him. Instead, they should follow his lead of thinking – and saying – the unsayable.
Jake Berry: What I found on my Northern Powerhouse tour. Resilience, skill, innovation and success. Plus an appetite for Brexit.
But more money and powers need to be given directly to the North to drive further progress.
In the third piece in our three-part mini-series, the Thirsk and Malton MP explores how the North East might help the One Yorkshire dream to come true.
The EU’s petulant announcement that the UK is no longer eligible to compete for European Capital of Culture makes the national award all the more important.
Chris Grayling: Upgraded roads. New trains. A record modernisation programme. Putting straight our record on transport and the North.
We are waiting for Labour to deliver their proposals. Because this should be too important an issue to become a political football.
I strongly believe that the region is poised at one of the most exciting and opportunity-rich junctures of its post-modern history.
Andy Street is the right candidate in the right place at the right time.
Scott Bell: My life story so far, the EU referendum – and why we Conservatives have far more to unite than divide us
We are united by our belief in individual freedom, social and personal responsibility and our passion to see everyone have the opportunity to achieve their potential.