This hugely important industry is undergoing rapid change. For the region that created the golden age of motoring, that’s an opportunity.
Posts Tagged: Roads
There is a threat of London-wide pay as you drive road charge, to fix the damage the Mayor’s done to Transport for London’s finances.
This is a contribution to the debate – now let’s see what the candidates offer during the week ahead.
Andy Street: Here in the West Midlands, we’re on the verge of reopening railways that have been closed since Beeching
In Birmingham, rail has recently become the leading mode for commuting – overtaking the car. This makes it the only city outside London where this is true.
The majority of Brits drive to work in a car or a van, but journalists and politicians get the train to work. I think that’s reflected in political discourse.
I’m travelling around the country asking the public what their priorities really are. This review should be the People’s review.
It is incumbent on all of us to spend less time moaning, and more time putting out energy into where we can get the best return on our limited resources.
Our concerns aren’t in Europe, or America. They’re local. They’re at the end of our road. We are worried about the dire state of crime, housing and air quality.
This morning, despite claims it would never happen, we seem to have a unicorn made flesh – just in time for Christmas.
Local Conservatives have challenged the Mayor over the closure of Blackhorse Lane Bridge. Our campaign is resonating with residents.
This is what we have been doing at the Dover front line – working hard on preparations for disruption. We are making sure that we stand ready.
My experience in Ely has shown me that it can be done – with tenacity, optimism and the broadest possible local backing.
Robert Halfon: How the patronising metropolitan elites wrinkled up their noses at more money for potholes
Plus: Unsung Conservative heroes. The Centre for Rocket Studies. And: why do we need the traditional, three-year University course?
The Chancellor has been fortunate that the public finances have improved substantially at a particularly convenient time.
In the second article of our mini-series, the Harlow MP calls for a relentless focus on the cost of living, a skills-based economy, social injustices and affordable housing.