“It was a particular attack on the most vulnerable in our society. Its intention was to sow fear. Its intention was to divide. It will not succeed.”
“We are currently treating this attack as a terrorist incident until we have further information.”
I strongly believe that the region is poised at one of the most exciting and opportunity-rich junctures of its post-modern history.
Its permit system places the island’s residents at the centre of policy – and can be tightened up, just as just it was in 2009, if the economy is squeezed.
The former Chancellor imposed this flawed model on our city without even the courtesy of a consultation, let alone the usual referendum vote.
Perhaps there are lessons from Andy Street’s victory in the West Midlands.
But the two halves of any putative progressive alliance are divided. The intelligentsia may be against Brexit, but the working class is enthusiastically for it.
Will Andy Street adorn the front pages with a broad grin on his face, the newly-elected Conservative West Midlands Mayor?
Now is the time to spread more of the success beyond the South East.
A winding road through the Cumbria countryside helps to show, with many others like it, that small improvements can help make big things happen.
His meat and potatoes family-values message plays well.
To make STPs work, Ministers need to have the courage of their convictions. That starts with the NHS and social care budget, of which STPs should take full control.
Starting with creating a designated channel for them, and continuing by heavily promoting the Registered Travellers Service.
Every period of university expansion in this country has met with opposition.
CCHQ is recruiting campaign managers to fight in areas Labour has long taken for granted.