Local pride in towns like Blyth is wounded at every turn by evidence of neglect, shoddiness and former greatness.
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Leadership during the pandemic has involved, even more than usual, the strength to put up with uncertainty.
David Skelton catalogues the snobbish abuse heaped by progressive intellectuals on workers in neglected towns.
Robert Halfon: We need more groups like Us for Them, one of the few campaigners for pupils’ rights during lockdown
The last year has been a national disaster for our young people. Never again should we shut our schools.
Will Holloway: The Government can show it’s serious about levelling up by launching a National Plan for Manufacturing
It could take action to reduce industrial electricity costs, among other important steps.
Profile: Stonewall, a once brilliantly successful campaign group which now seems to be committing suicide
By allying itself with trans activists, and trying to terrify its opponents into silence, it has alienated many feminists.
This comedian who came out as a Conservative also explains why Labour, by espousing vengeful moral certainties, has lost the working class.
Ben Obese-Jecty: As an ethnic minority Conservative, my experiences have been positive. But Singh’s report shows room for growth.
As a party we should welcome measures that can help address existing shortcomings.
Labour voters make Kim Leadbeater, sister of Jo Cox, early favourite in the Batley and Spen by-election
They described Johnson as a “dictator”, and want a local champion. The Conservatives have now selected their candidate.
“It’s a collective effort and we’ve all got to collectively pull this Labour Party together” , says the Scottish labour leader.
But he looks to be a stronger candidate than he did four years ago, when he first stood to be West Midlands Mayor.
A year of Starmer. Why are his ratings going downhill? Lack of authenticity, inconsistency and missed opportunities.
Strangely, one of the few things that now unites voters across the Left and Right is a feeling he won’t win an election.
Iain Dale: I see Prince Harry is now a misinformation officer. May I suggest he starts with a certain interview.
Plus: Why did it take the police so long to investigate the endemic corruption within Liverpool City Council?
Interview with Douglas Ross: Sturgeon is not in the clear, and is part of a “conspiracy against getting out the truth”
The Scottish Conservative leader calls for devolution from Holyrood to local councils, and says he is looking forward to campaigning with Boris Johnson.
In the wake of International Women’s Day, the third article in a five-piece series on ConservativeHome this week.