Plus: May in trouble and Rudd in danger over Windrush. Corbyn stumbles. The pound rises. Local elections loom. And: the dignity of Neville Lawrence.
As a Kent MP, I’m delighted Canterbury is one of the sites chosen to host new training facilities.
Only six per cent of land is built on. Yet the planning system is still blocking perfectly reasonable development proposals.
We should also be aware of any risks to privacy or individual freedom, but in Kent the technology is working well.
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.
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.
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.
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.