The results were a triumph of localism which confounded the pundits. But achieving wider home ownership is still a particular challenge in London.
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Pundits are expecting a drubbing for the Conservatives in the capital. But some boroughs will buck the trend. I predict unpredictability.
Criminal gangs are supplying counterfeit tobacco on a huge scale with a resulting impact on smokers’ health.
Our residents remember the promise: “No ifs, no buts, no third runway at Heathrow”.
Over the last half century municipal leaders have caused the capital to become an uglier place to live and work.
Each council is due to save £10 million a year due to the arrangement.
Mr Sunak secures a seat after missing out in Hertsmere.
A former Lieutenant Colonel in the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards, the ex-Chairman of the local Association, the Tory leader in Kirklees and a Free School governor make the cut.
They include a former local association chairman, two advisers to Theresa May and a judge.
The winner will hope to inherit his 23,336 majority, too.
The Richmond MP’s fight against Heathrow is a matter of principle – but also a symptom of the changing nature of MPs.