Security, cohesion, integration, solidarity: all are intangible. But we pay – literally – to gain them. Why single out self-government?
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It was on time and on budget when Boris Johnson left office. Now the opening has now been pushed back from December last year to August 2020.
Specifically for anti-Brexit politicians, the path to creating such a party lies firmly on what we think of as the Left;
This change would mean streamlined decision making. It would also allow greater devolution in areas such as policing and NHS primary care.
John Moss: The next Mayor of London needs to back redevelopment of council estates, to get the new homes we need
Bold plans could see 100,000 extra properties. It would also mean an improved quality of housing for existing tenants.
Local authorities are still waiting until people are actually homeless before offering assistance. This is expensive and has an unnecessary impact on vulnerable people.
Khan does not want to talk about his record. That is because he is failing Londoners. So instead he is trying to blame others.
Childhood obesity is a complex question, demanding multifaceted solutions. A simplistic ban on “unhealthy” food and drink advertising is the wrong answer.
It’s the Bored of Brexits versus People against May, as she seeks to snoreathon her way to victory – by persuading MPs that voters have simply had enough.
Joel Davidson and Amir Sadjady: Treat claims of treason with disdain. As Leavers, we wholeheartedly back this agreement. Here’s why.
By remaining in a customs arrangement which retains high standards and open access, it will be good for London – and the rest of the country too.
Rather than obsess about lack of aspiration, it is the lack of social capital that we should be focusing on.
Johnson ordered them, at the request of the police. There was no indication from the Home Office that a licence would be refused.
May’s Brexit deal helps to show that British politicians are more honourable and efficient than is claimed
There has been a tendency to suppose that because Britain’s power has declined in relative terms they must have become totally useless.
In February there was an extra £5 million for training new police officers, yet the recruitment drive didn’t start for a whole six months. There is no sense of urgency.
Matt Kilcoyne: How a flexible Right to Buy will breathe new life into an old policy – and a transformational one, too
Council tenants would be able to transfer the value of their Right to Buy discount and use it towards buying a different, cheaper property which they could afford.