The people of this borough are full of enterprise and aspiration, they share Tory values and are receptive to our messages.
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Mutuals and social enterprises in Liverpool and Manchester could be under threat.
Jeremy Middleton, former Parliamentary candidate and Chairman of the National Conservative Convention, will now run as an independent.
While most eyes are on Labour’s ideological battles or Tory referendum struggles, devolution is changing the nature of government and politics.
There is strong public support for powerful mayors who can take the lead on tackling the problems of our city regions.
I will get the city moving and get the city building.
The Conservatives gained overall control of the council in May.
Also: Dugdale set out to learn from Labour’s Welsh ‘success’; Villiers unveils Ulster terrorist investigation committee; SNP MSP attacks ‘subservient’ colleagues; and more.
Evidence suggests Britain is not a nation of nimbys. With the right incentives and a new approach to local engagement, we can build the infrastructure we need.
The smokescreen of community politics has been used to divide and divert in Tower Hamlets for far too long.
A number of former Rahman-supporting councillors are desperate to join or re-join the Labour Party.
Rahman’s legacy rejected in Tower Hamlets mayoral election. Now we need a crackdown on election fraud.
The Conservative candidate Peter Golds came third.
Citizens concerned at events in their community gathered evidence, put their case and won.
I will be fighting hard to bring a positive Conservative programme to Tower Hamlets on June 11th.
Public engagement with local democracy is in long-term decline: powers must be matched by reforms to re-connect with voters.