Plus: Damian Collins and his useless Select Committee shot themselves in the foot this week. Let grandstanding committee chairmen be warned.
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Osborne must hope Labour moderates hold the thin red line in town halls or he may, like Thatcher, be forced to centralise.
Profile: Manchester – venue of next week’s Conservative conference, and city of the Northern Powerhouse, which could transform it
George Osborne’s project, though mocked by some, is already changing the politics of the North, by recruiting influential Labour politicians.
Greg Clark MP: The Chancellor, Warwickshire’s Izzi Seccombe, Coventry’s Ann Lucas – and the benefits of working together
The Chancellor praised senior Labour councillors on Monday. Conservative Warwickshire and Labour Coventry are also showing the benefits of working together.
Greg Clark MP: Matthew Colledge, Sean Anstee, the legacy of Susan Williams – and the revival of Manchester
Its City Deal is an example of what our Government is doing to create and reinforce a virtuous circle of investment, success and prosperity in our urban areas.