In several London boroughs, the number is due to rise. That will be costly and damaging to local democracy.
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Voluntary-aided status works both for Catholic schools and everyone else. Furthermore, lifting the cap from new institutions could have had unexpected consequences.
Smaller electoral areas with just one councillor each would make for less confusion, more accountability – and fewer one party states.
For many voters, local elections boil down to which party will provide the best possible services at the lowest possible cost.
More homes doesn’t have to mean huge tower blocks. We need property that people want to live in – we can do this by intelligently and sustainably developing spare council land.
Under Labour the local football club has been treated appallingly and crime has been allowed to rise. The Conservatives offer a bold and positive alternative.