On the usual form of general elections, it shouldn’t be there at all – and is more shaped by the Party’s leadership than any of its predecessors.
The Secretary of State says Government has been focusing on affordable homes, and has helped build more council houses in last 5 years than Labour did in previous 13.
A dignified old age should be a key legacy of the current Conservative government – here’s how we could make it a reality for everyone.
Instead of chasing targets for their own sake, we will be free to explore new opportunities for energy supply, jobs and environmental improvements.
Plus: I miss the Liberal Democrat conference. I miss the beards. I miss the sandals. I miss being asked for a discount on a 50p postcard…
We are becoming a society in which contact with officialdom routinely involves decent people being punished for petty infractions of unreasonable laws.
All agree that something must be done. But everyone would prefer that someone else is the one to do it.
More powers for Andy Street in the West Midlands should just be the start.
The ban on petrol and diesel cars by 2040 sends a good long-term signal, but we need tougher measures to address the short-term damage.
One mustn’t believe everything one reads in the papers…but an official accuses Tory council leaders of lying and selfishness.
The full text of the Communities and Local Government Secretary’s speech to the LGA today.
Instead the Party talks about “consolidation”, but is that just a sign that the reforms have no champion left in Number 10?
Successful Singapore is simply copying what previous Conservative governments have done – namely, to deliver directly hundreds of thousands of new houses.
This first piece of a mini-series on what should be in the manifesto argues that the Conservatives must get serious about living within our means.
Government encouraged drivers to switch to it. Now some want to penalise them for doing so.