His recommendations look likely to be accepted. Greater diversity of type and design is to be encouraged – rather than the imposition of uniformity.
Posts Tagged: Oliver Letwin MP
Only a thousand acres are being released for housing, despite far more being surplus to requirements.
Demands for billions of pounds for extra adult social care spending lack credibility given the continued profligate spending in our town halls.
Daniel Hannan: Higher taxes, spending bungs, pay caps, gender quotas. Is this really the brave new Brexit Britain we want?
What changed? When did we lose the global vocation that infused the Cabinet, Leavers and Remainers alike, two years ago?
Any eventual review of drugs policy as a whole must focus on collective consequences rather than individual rights.
Long-standing Leavers, who stood out for personal conviction against the Party leadership, should understand Remainers who are now in the same position.
Conservative Progress is engaging and training up the activists who will help deliver future election victories for our Party.
Ministers like Amber Rudd have great difficulty finding able SpAds because the Conservative Research Department, which used to train them, has been destroyed.
Alex Morton: This new planning framework actually cuts the Government’s housing target. It takes us back – not forwards.
No wonder cynicism is corroding the fabric of our democracy when an announcement briefed to the press has no relationship to the policies unveiled.
If she really is to “dedicate my premiership” to fixing housing growth and home ownership, she will need to throw a chunk of her caution to the winds.
Peter Franklin: “Allowing expansion where it’s needed will mean some building on the green belt.” An open letter to Dominic Raab.
“This is the most important job of your political career so far – and there’s a lot riding on what you make of it. On this one you need to make a difference.”
Universities. The Conservatives will be “stepping up our speaker programme”. Here are some suggestions.
Boles isn’t as well known as the star of our Moggcast, but he is well-briefed, independent-minded and can make waves.
The Prime Minister’s failure to talk about the dependence of the NHS on the economy is bizarre.
Fast broadband is an absolute essential – enabling homeworking and the conversion of redundant rural buildings into homes and business units
There is enough land for over half a million homes on derelict sites – while the health service regularly complains of a shortage of funds.