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Tougher laws against fraud are welcome. But the police are failing to enforce election law as it stands.
I really worry when so many in our party and in the media think that is all over for the centre-left.
By uniting behind Johnson’s plan, and replicating the approach of these two mayors, the the environment can become a winning issue for the party.
The final piece in a ConservativeHome mini-series this week on the railways after Covid.
The fourth in a series of pieces on ConHome this week, looking forward to the elections this spring.
There are very, very few shows where you can see life here on your screens, or hear our accents.
Clearly the Government’s model is flawed. But there is no perfect formula for solving this crisis.
Neil O’Brien: The next algorithm disaster – coming to a Conservative constituency near you. This time, it’s housing growth.
Most Tory MPs will be seeing large increases in the housing targets for their seats, while many Labour MPs see their local targets reduced.
Garvan Walshe: Italian governments have failed to revive Naples for centuries. What are the lessons for its British equivalents?
The lively and chaotic city presents a warning to the Government as to how its regeneration plans could go wrong.
Andy Street: One, two, three – it’s a hat-trick of coming Conservative Party conferences for Birmingham
This decision reiterates the political importance of the UK’s cities to our party – and we must aim for a blue-led council in 2022.
I hesitate to disagree with Daniel Finkelstein, but city growth has been powered more by smalltown commuters than flat-cap wearing uber-boheminans.
David Chinchen: We need to develop effective operational links between neighbourhood policing teams and our schools
The police have also neglected retailers and small businesses for many years. They need more protection from criminals.
Interview with Chris Patten: We must stand up to the Communists in Beijing who hate freedom in Hong Kong
“I’m very, very positive about China, but I’m very, very negative about the Chinese Communist Party.”
Neil O’Brien: R & D. We invest disproportionately in the first at the expense of the second. Here’s how to improve.
This imbalance is driven by the core science budget: the Research Councils (which fund projects) and Quality Related “QR” funding, which universities allocate.