Low paid and part-time jobs. Poor digital and physical connectivity. A lack of qualifications. We need to level up too.
Posts Tagged: North Devon
Selaine Saxby: Lib Dem-run North Devon Council declared a “climate emergency” in 2019. But has failed to respond.
We as individuals, business leaders, and as councillors, need to get on and actually do what we can to make change.
Iain Dale: Cameron – blamed by Remainers, scorned by Leavers. But in many ways, he changed the country for good.
Plus: Publishing diaries – do you keep in all the salacious details, or take some out to avoid upsetting people? Sasha Swire takes route one.
The Tories and Liberal Democrats face off over a relatively small field of competitive seats, whilst an Independent seeks an upset in East Devon.
Local hotels, restaurants, and tourist attractions would all benefit from a cut in VAT. This is something that we can seriously look at once we have left the EU.
Monday’s candidate selection shortlists: Arundel and South Downs; North Devon; Wantage; North West Norfolk
Plus two selection contests in Meon Valley, and Runnymede and Weybridge.
Plus: Could the Brexit Party get a free run from the Conservatives in 50 seats? Welcome, Chris Mason. And: my weekend.
Local elections 3) The contest with the Lib Dems – their revival has come far more at the expense of the Conservatives than of Labour
The Lib Dems have made net gains of 400 seats, so far.
The comedy and horror of Thorpe’s trial, and of the 1970s, are caught in this book and television series.
We open a ConservativeHome series, which will run each Monday during the election campaign, on the key contests in each region
We continue our post-match inspection of our battleground profiles with the Liberal Democrat graveyard of the South West.
Lord Ashcroft: Clegg is two points behind Labour in Sheffield Hallam. My latest Lib Dem marginals polling.
The battlegrounds show a mix of results. But UKIP is down across the board.
The second piece in our series explores the intense struggles across the South West of England.