In the final article of our mini-series, the Onward Director says that there must also be a new strategy to help boost Britain’s productivity rate.
Posts Tagged: North East
Full slates of Tory candidates have been achieved in the East Midlands, West Midlands, North East, South West and London (the first time in the capital since 1986).
As so many elections have shown in the past, both the main parties only win elections when they move into the centre.
In the third piece in our three-part mini-series, the Thirsk and Malton MP explores how the North East might help the One Yorkshire dream to come true.
In the second piece in our three-part mini-series, the Mayor tells ConservativeHome that freeport status can transform the area.
Simon Clarke: Teesside is experiencing an industrial renaissance – with Conservative optimism driving out Labour gloom
The first in a three-part ConHome mini-series on the Tory revival in the area since the Mayoral election of last May.
To me, it is clear that the UK could benefit from greater decentralisation. But, to repeat, that does not mean that new arrangements must be introduced now.
We must not conflate the progress that scientific advancement offers us with the idea that debate becomes redundant in the face of an increased awareness of scientific fact.
Ben Houchen: Brexit. We need Project Fearless – and it starts with freeports. Let’s kick off with one in Teesside.
Yesterday, I wrote to the Chancellor with the support of 50 of the biggest and most established businesses in the Tees Valley, to call for a pilot scheme.
Our local Labour councils already charge an arm and a leg, and I will never add to that burden. Sometimes the best powers are the ones you don’t use.
You would have to go back more than 20 years to find a time when fewer secretaries of state held northern constituencies.
Brexit will provide new opportunities for the north-east to export across the world.
Continuing our ConservativeHome series on the key contests in each region or nation.
I concluded that UKIP could not offer the articulate vision of the future that the residents I represent want.
If the parties support campaigners appropriately, then there will be good to be gained from this election.