If Theresa May’s Conservatives are easing their instinctive opposition, the Opposition must abandon its starry-eyed enthusiasm for the vast and the impersonal.
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Wales has shown Labour failure and a lack of true accountability.
Osborne launches his new think-tank today, and the project that he championed will continue – though with differences.
The future of local government will depend on whether May opts for cautious pragmatism or visionary radicalism. So far there are hints of each.
The people of this borough are full of enterprise and aspiration, they share Tory values and are receptive to our messages.
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.