Some of the arguments for a directly elected or mayoral model seem to be set up against a straw man.
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The present division of responsibility helps individuals avoid accountability, and taxpayers pay for it.
Interview: George Osborne – “Whatever you’re doing in terms of devolution, double it. In terms of local taxation, double it.”
In the run up to the White Paper on Levelling Up, our interview with the former Chancellor opens this week’s ConHome series on localism.
Andy Street: Parliamentary candidates with experience of the real world is invaluable. Here is an example.
Neil Shastri-Hurst’s experience in the army and the NHS would stand him in good stead as MP for North Shropshire.
Richard Holden: It’s time for the Government to make more of Tory MPs’ achievements and fewer errors itself
The Health and Social Care Bill contains some important measures that you won’t see splashed broadly across the mainstream media.
The amendment doesn’t require more spending – just regular estimates of the staff that should be trained in each speciality.
Failing to do so will see it become the next workforce crisis in the headlines.
Mark Jenkinson: My Twitter monstering. I never thought that saying there are two biological sexes would cause such a stir.
I’m concerned that the Gender Conversion Therapy Bill will criminalise parents who don’t simply affirm their child’s chosen gender.
WATCH: The Health Secretary warns the number on the NHS waiting list “will go up before it goes down”
Javid admits “it’s not just a question of winter pressures.” 5.9 million people are waiting for elective procedures.
My proposed amendment to the Health and Care Bill would ensure that outcome measures are put above process targets by NHS England.
I want to ensure that every pound that goes into policing makes us safer, while also protecting the taxpayer.
A problem that £20,000 in hard cash hasn’t solved needs a more imaginative solution than brute force.
A new report into the NHS workforce uses immutable characteristics to decide how well employees should be doing at work.
James Frayne: The Conservatives’ new working class base would voice little opposition if the party rolled back the state
Polls show they’re more in favour of lower taxes than professionals and believe that much of Government spending is wasted.
David Frost: The Northern Ireland Protocol is damaging the peace was designed to protect. And so must be revised.
We need to deliver a more robust, and more balanced, outcome than we could in 2019.