But this electoral Titan has an Achilles heel – tax rises which, rather than planning or HS2, are the real threat to future Chesham & Amershams.
Posts Tagged: levelling up
The Government’s planning proposals haven’t even gone out to consultation yet – and everyone knows that the current system’s broken.
Bob Seely: The case against planning revolutionaries – and their flawed assumptions about how to get housing done
I would like to reply, again, to Henry Hill – as part of our debate on the best way to build in Britain.
Robert Halfon: Covid has exacerbated educational inequalities. Schools need more autonomy to level up outcomes.
They should be held accountable for bettering the academic progress of the most deprived students.
Patrick Timms: A residential version of Portcullis House could help the civil service recruit better – and level up the UK
The State might be missing out on top talent, thanks to the obstacles that renting in London presents.
Daniel Hannan: A Levelling Up Fund will not, on its own, turn Sunderland into Singapore. Localism will take us closer, though.
We left the EU precisely to take back control. Having repatriated power, we mustn’t leave it in the hands of Whitehall functionaries.
Heather Wheeler: The Conservatives have changed, and the ’22 needs to change too. That’s why I’m standing to be its Chair.
I believe I am the right person to deliver a renewed Committee that can serve the best interests of voters up and down the country.
Richard Holden: Improving future pensions – and why our next move should be more help for more young workers.
And we chat to the young waiter, the question I’m asking is: “why wait until young people are 22 for auto-enrolment to begin?”
Iain Dale: The Education Recovery Plan. Williamson has very little capital to expend. Will it be Marcus Rashford to the rescue?
Plus: The North London polenta-eating intelligentsia can’t cope with a North East accent. And: A secret wedding is possible.
I really worry when so many in our party and in the media think that is all over for the centre-left.
Kieran Cooke: Levelling up cannot be all things to all people. Here are some of the challenges of turning soundbite into reality.
The Government’s ambition is commendable, however, the scale of the challenge is significant.
Andrew Bowie: Expanding regional airport capacity can help strengthen the Union, and support left behind communities
Investment in this infrastructure can create thousands of jobs and opportunities in new areas.
It is nonsense to suggest that ‘levelling up’ demands misdirecting building targets to places where housing is already affordable.
Matt Leach: Levelling up isn’t simply about infrastructure – it’s about community connection too. Here’s how the Government can help.
The second of a mini-series of pieces on ConHome this week about the most distinctive of the Prime Minister’s big aims.
Nick King: Levelling up. The challenge is less defining it than delivering it, for which Johnson will need the private sector.
The first of a mini-series of pieces on ConHome this week about the most distinctive of the Prime Minister’s big aims.