When it comes to fiscal prudency it is important to set a good example.
Posts Tagged: Kent
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?
Andrew Kennedy: As elections loom, why campaigning matters – and why it’s never over till the fat lady sings
The building block for every victory is simply boots on the ground. Without gathering that vital data, there can be no targeted campaigning. This is the difference we make.
Had Ann Barnes not wisely decided to resign, we could have voted her out of office – an option not available in the days of patronage.
This policy refuses to recognise local choice, is supported by a poor evidence base, and proposes large-scale upheaval for uncertain gain.
It is a relic of an out-of-date fashion for the big and artificial rather than the small, local and rooted.
Jo Gideon, Matthew Scott, Gavin McKinnon and Richard Bunting are in the running.