Blaming the system for our predicament is at best a cop-out, and worst an attempt to distract from the fact that MPs are abrogating their responsibility.
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The current incumbent tops the list, and is joined by five others, including two councillors.
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Theresa May co-authored a report in 2012 which identified key lessons from a notable success story. Seven years later, why has so little been done?
Davidson has parked the Conservatives there – and the emergence of the Independent Group opens up new opportunities.
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It should be about the relationships between towns, cities and regions, as well as between the four nations that make up our United Kingdom.
We regret the Party being less broad a tent than it did this morning. But the position of these MPs had become impossible – and intolerable.
The failure of the SDP by no means proves that a new movement of this kind is doomed to failure.
There will also be a levy on workplace car parking places. Residents could be taxed hundreds of pounds a year for driving into work.
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But there are dangers that a future push for fiscal responsibility could be mischaracterised as ‘Conservative cuts’.