Our new report outlines several practical steps that government, both locally and in Westminster, can take to prepare Britain’s mobile infrastructure.
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A by-product of people preparing for a leadership race is a search for new and popular policies.
Five task forces cover energising our economy, transforming our public services, building a fairer society, sustaining our democracy and shaping a Global Britain.
More capacity would cut accidents, reduce journey times, reduce exhaust pollution and improve lives.
Lord Ashcroft: Special Report – Malta makes a strong case to host the EU outposts of British companies after Brexit
As well as its historic links to this country, the island offers a solution-solving attitude and solid work ethic.
The Opposition Chief Whip is reported to have “physically intimidated” MPs, but was “ignored” nonetheless.
Justine Greening and Zac Goldsmith: Wrong scheme, wrong place – Heathrow’s third runway should never take off
Support for expansion is the prevailing wisdom, but it’s demonstrably wrong – even using the Department for Transport’s own figures.
Districts decide on the applications, counties provide the infrastructure. Better collaboration is needed. We build communities; not just properties.
The combination of crucial Brexit votes, crumbling ministerial discipline, growing grassroots discontent and a rail crisis serves to intensify pressure on Downing Street.
A super council would make decision-making more remote; the natural division provided by the Chiltern Hills should be recognised.
Judy Terry: Councils should take note of what it takes to be listed as a “best places to live” in the property supplements
A safe place with the best schools, well maintained public spaces, sports facilities, and transport links make locations desirable
In Wandsworth we are working with employers and further education colleges – and providing the infrastructure needed for economic growth.
Gary Porter: Better partnership with central Government has given Conservative councils the chance to deliver
Extolling the virtues of the Localism Act might not be a big vote winner of the doorstep – but the many achievements it has made possible are having an impact.
Our city needs leadership focused on investment, infrastructure, jobs, and growth if we are to compete with places such as Manchester.
Guy Senior: Keeping Council Tax low and serving our people well is still the key message in Wandsworth
We are seeing 20,000 new homes, 25,000 new jobs, and the first new tube station in the borough for 90 years.