Growing anti-lockdown sentiment among northern Labour mayors and councils offer him new opportunities – and dangers.
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Joe Anderson, Liverpool’s Mayor, and other city council leaders in the north have joined together to say that they “do not support further economic lockdowns”.
“This new headquarters will provide the Party with a base at the heart of the blue wall. Because we’re in it for the long haul. “
Neil O’Brien: The next algorithm disaster – coming to a Conservative constituency near you. This time, it’s housing growth.
Most Tory MPs will be seeing large increases in the housing targets for their seats, while many Labour MPs see their local targets reduced.
I hesitate to disagree with Daniel Finkelstein, but city growth has been powered more by smalltown commuters than flat-cap wearing uber-boheminans.
This is 25 times the number of skilled work permits issued each year to non-EU citizens and their dependants.
The poorest pupils suffer the most from being out of school. But Leeds Council has sat firmly on the fence.
James Frayne: Nine thousand jobs lost at Rolls Royce. The damage that the virus is wreaking on provincial Britain is terrible – and will last
It’s not only a matter of highly-skilled jobs for working class people. Firms like these gives cities like Derby a sense of immense civic pride.
Robert Goodwill: Let’s Get Heathrow Done. Johnson must appeal if the Government loses today on expansion in the courts.
Enough daydreaming about unfeasible and unfunded alternatives on islands in the estuary; enough dithering and delay.
WATCH: Street demands more transport investment for West Midlands and help developing brownfield sites
“We want the same sort of connectivity that you enjoy in London. Let’s get on and invest in our Metro.”
This site would scrap the scheme. But sunk political costs as well as economic ones are likely to keep this Cameron modernisation legacy project chugging on and on.
Our readers’ top choice was the same as Number Ten’s for the Lords: York. But a good case was made for Coventry – and Warwick University.
Plus: Open regional Tory offices but don’t take CCHQ out of London. The coming IR35 disaster. And: where will you be on January 31?
Alan Mak: Conservatism 4.0 – Adapting our Party for the Fourth Industrial Revolution is our greatest challenge
The battlegrounds of the next election, as well as the wider economy, are being shaped by new technology.
For many voters, local elections boil down to which party will provide the best possible services at the lowest possible cost.