Only six per cent of land is built on. Yet the planning system is still blocking perfectly reasonable development proposals.
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We should also be aware of any risks to privacy or individual freedom, but in Kent the technology is working well.
Matthew Scott: The police are plugging a gap in mental healthcare provision – but we can’t do so forever
There will always be an element of policing that involves helping those in distress or crisis. But our officers are no substitute for proper NHS services.
If more Cabinet members had won their seats from Labour, perhaps it would leak just a little bit less
Maybe it was ever thus, at least in modern times, but Tory-held suburban seats outside the South-East are under-represented at the top table.
Heath and Social Care integration is in everyone’s interests and we need to work hard to make it a reality.
When it comes to fiscal prudency it is important to set a good example.
Last time UKIP denied the Conservatives outright victories in Norfolk, Cambridgeshire, East Sussex. Lincolnshire, Oxfordshire and Warwickshire.
The reality is that most of it will be concentrated on pupils older than 16 – whatever the best age may be at which to select.
When a self-replicating clique becomes dominant – be it of councillors, evangelicals, po-faced harridans or freemasons – there is trouble ahead.
Charlie Elphicke: We’ve heard it before. We’re hearing it again. But this time the Calais Jungle really must be closed.
And here is my five point plan for making it happen.
We must ensure that those in need of help get the right support from the appropriate service.
Charlie Elphicke: We must counter people-trafficking and terror threats in the English Channel now. Here’s how.
Recall the navy. Send for marines. Learn from France’s willingness to deploy armed guards. Bring in a New Dover Patrol.
Localism means truly integrating health with social care services.
These motorway queues happened because both British and French authorities were asleep at the wheel. We must get a grip and bring them to an end.
Are the taxpayers of Kent best served by financing so many council buildings, senior officers, councillors and portfolio holders – all drawing salaries and allowances?