The choice facing voters on May 6 is simple: do we accelerate the progress of the last four years, or do we go back to the old failing approach?
Posts Tagged: London
The borough, GPs and the NHS knows that the figures are wrong. But without someone to clean the information or update the systems, we will struggle.
Finding home ownership unaffordable means that many Conservatives have abandoned the capital.
Robert Halfon: Patriotism is important to people – whatever the liberal elite thinks – and there’s nothing wrong with that
Plus: There must be a national inquiry led by the Department for Education or Ofsted to establish what has gone on in our schools.
Khan’s latest virtue signalling project is his expensive statue-toppling commission. It’s an outrageous waste of taxpayers’ cash.
The Government can’t deliver levelling up without more supply-side change, localism and public service reform.
Failing to implement – or even entertain the notion of – change helps no-one, aside from perhaps a handful who use the health service for cheap populism.
Furthermore, the world will soon realise that Brexit is no disaster but rather a big positive which could harness growth.
Ben Houchen: The Budget. On Wednesday, Sunak must hear the voice of the North – and kickstart a new era of job creation.
The “Red Wall” communities in my area overwhelmingly backed Johnson in the last election, and it’s essential that the faith they put in him is returned.
The first priority is to make our streets safe. I will recruit a record number of police officers.
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.
Paul Howell and Heather Wheeler: Full HS2 is critical to our election commitment to rebalance the economy
We cannot waste the opportunity that our Government’s high-speed rail investment plans presents.
Ryan Bourne: The lifting of lockdown. Yes to prudence but no to pessimism. The projections of these gloomy scientists seem absurd.
If first dose efficacy proves strong, the Prime Minister will have to break with those who fail to think about the marginal costs and benefits of shutdowns.
“We have been terrific at pure research, and useless at translational research.” What our industrial strategy should aim to change.
The best way of thinking about it isn’t to fix one’s gaze on direct subsidies, but to look wider – at our failure to turn British ideas into British prosperity.
It’s better equipped than London to sympathise with the economic realities of what is going on in cities far closer.