“If Labour councils can’t even get the bins emptied, how can they do a good job of running anything else?”
Posts Tagged: Local Elections (general)
We are working hard to retain our seats – at a time when outside events are not helping us.
From across the country, the mood of those I spoke to varied from highly discouraged to utter despair.
Only the Conservatives can stop the militants. The Labour Council Leader is stepping down. The Deputy Leader has been deselected.
The Government is bluffing. Why I and many others will vote against the Withdrawal Agreement later today.
The EU won’t grant us a long extension for fear of what European elections here would produce. If we hold our nerve, the UK will Brexit on WTO terms in April.
We want to generate income, to help pay for local services – and drive economic growth, to create jobs and homes where people want them.
Louise Calland: To win in London, the Conservatives need a positive message for the thirty-somethings
Building new houses on brownfield sites, incentivising working from home, and supporting the expansion of cycle hire schemes should be on our agenda.
Leadsom seems to be the only one with lead in her pencil. All she needs now is to grow big fat hairy balls.
The police force exists “to prevent crime and disorder”; the public rightly expect everything the police do, to contribute to that objective.
Iain Dale: Rudd, Clark, Gauke. After all their bluster about resigning, abstaining ministers took the cowardly way out
Plus: The Chief Whip’s swift transformation from Francis Urquhart to Mr Bean. And: why I can’t bring myself to vote Tory in the local elections.
The elections are taking place next year. Leicestershire and Cheshire are among the Tory targets.
Some Associations will have received ‘guidance’ from CCHQ on whether a motion passed at the National Convention can be replicated at Association AGMs. The answer, of course, is yes.
Rent control is not the answer. But we must ensure that deposits owed are promptly repaid and that rogue landlords are exposed.
Eric Ollerenshaw: Conservatives must be bolder on housing policy – and in taking credit for what is being achieving
There’s a development of 5,000 new homes near where I live. The sign board doesn’t mention the large Government grant.
I welcome the suggestion that local Associations should follow the lead that the National Convention took last weekend.