Young black men in London are half as likely to be employed as young white men. Destroying our past won’t help.
Posts Tagged: Kensington
Neil O’Brien: Introducing the new Levelling Up Taskforce – and its first report on how we can measure progress
So how do we get more good, high-paying jobs into poorer areas? One specific opportunity relevant in a lot of Red Wall seats is advanced manufacturing.
If there is to be any positive legacy from the Grenfell fire, it must be that our building and fire safety regime is state of the art.
If we’re really going solve it and “build better” as Scruton wished then we need massive changes.
All three parties have a middling band of targets – what leaps out is how so many Cameron-era gains now seem out of the Tories’ reach.
Sunder Katwala: Childcare, not Kashmir. Neither Narendra Modi nor Imran Khan are candidates in this election.
Treat claims of a communalist election with suspicion. The evidence suggests that ethnic minority voters prioritise domestic issues over foreign policy ones.
She will take on Emma Dent Coad, who has a majority of 20.
The Australian Liberals know who their target voters are. The Conservatives don’t seem to have a clue.
Amidst the gathering leadership election debate, there is a lack of focus on who such voters are and where they live.
Clumsy bans are not the answer – but local rules do need to be adapted to cope with Uber, Deliveroo and Airbnb.
How bad is the prognosis for urban Conservatism? Will there be a fightback outside of London? Will the Liberal Democrats show signs of life? Some potential clues.
The police know where the hot spots are. They must identify the most harmful gang members and can give them a stark choice.
Do they become the party of the provincial working class and lower middle class? Or do they fight to maintain their status as the party of the affluent middle class?
The Conservative position in the capital is steadily eroding. Unless this trend is reversed, the hard left could stall Britain’s greatest engine of growth.
The shock over the overall result has distracted us from how remarkable some of each party’s gains really were.
Matthew Offord: Enough sychophants. Enough time-servers. Enough of this CCHQ farce. Why I am standing for the Party Board.
Many of us were denied access to VoteSource, literature and printing resources – and we all had to wait for ever for CCHQ to ‘approve’ any and every statement printed.