Ardingly & Balcombe, Aldeburgh & Leiston, Downs North; Horndean Downs, Brundall: what might all these local government losses have in common?
Posts Tagged: Local government and local elections
Gavin Williamson: Skills, jobs and freedom. My priorities for this week’s Queen’s Speech – and the year ahead.
Our new Lifelong Loan Entitlement will give everyone the equivalent of four years of post-18 education to use over their lifetime.
Daniel Hannan: Super Thursday’s results weren’t a victory for conservatism, but for our leader: Brexity Jezza
With economics, sleaze and environmentalism off the table, Labour is only left with the culture wars to fight the Tories on.
By uniting behind Johnson’s plan, and replicating the approach of these two mayors, the the environment can become a winning issue for the party.
The Police and Crime Commissioner results. Conservatives dominate. But why are so many past PCCs stepping down?
Voter turnout seems to have gone up in many areas. But is that also to do with the number of other elections going on?
English election results live blog wrap-up. Final gains and losses in the local and mayoral contests.
We make it twelve net Conservative council gains, Labour up by three mayoralties…and one LibDem council gain.
These elections were very good indeed for the Conservatives – though there are warning signs of a potential Blue Wall effect in the south.
Richard Holden: Knightmare on Starmer Street. Labour loses control of Durham – held by the party for a century.
In terms of parliamentary seats, CCHQ now needs to be targeting the North East of England much more broadly for the next election.
A day to ponder the tale of a candidate in these elections, and ask ourselves if we take democracy for granted
Jihyun Park was beaten, tortured, used for sex and put in a North Korean labour camp – before escaping, and making a new life for herself here.
Robert Buckland: More prison places, a domestic abuse bill, tougher sentences. How we’re acting on the people’s priorities.
We controlled Covid in our prisons, kept the courts running throughout lockdown, and were the first in the western world to resume jury trials.
The centre isn’t where he or ConservativeHome or anyone else wants it to be. It’s where it is – “Far From Notting Hill”.
“Genuinely haven’t seen complaints”…”Not a single e-mail”…”Nobody is raising it”. Tory MPs on sleaze claims and the local elections.
Just one question: is the Party failing collectively over expectations management? Hopes over Hartlepool risk running out of control.
Richard Holden: The Stockton South Test – and four others for Starmer, as the run-in for next week’s elections gathers pace
Will it be: Keir On Course, So-So Starmer…or a Knightmare for the Labour Party in Hartlepool – and elsewhere?
Richard Holden: This spring’s local elections. For levelling-up to work, we need local councils and leaders who back it.
The sad truth is that many local Labour councils and local bureaucracies don’t want it: they’re scared of it.
Andy Street: I haven’t raised a mayoral tax during my term, and commit to not doing so if I’m re-elected
It’s not surprising that I do things differently, since I came to the role from a business background, rather than via the world of politics.