As Conservatives, providing choice is one of our primary goals. So we should free up road space to allow this to happen.
Posts Tagged: Southampton
Royston Smith: I was lent an e-bike to trial – and see now why they could help power a green revolution
My experience showed me how they make cycling accessible to many more people than regular cycles.
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.
Robert Goodwill: Let’s Get Heathrow Done. Johnson must appeal if the Government loses today on expansion in the courts.
Enough daydreaming about unfeasible and unfunded alternatives on islands in the estuary; enough dithering and delay.
It is important that we celebrate the achievements embodied by this magnificent aircraft and honour those who defended our freedom and democracy.
Embracing technology can include smart bins to improve waste collection and electric vehicles to reduce running costs and improve air quality.
More than one in four councils was subject to a serious security breach in the last five years. Given the sensitive nature of the information held, security needs to be improved.
Voluntary-aided status works both for Catholic schools and everyone else. Furthermore, lifting the cap from new institutions could have had unexpected consequences.
Roy Perry: In Hampshire we offer a Council Tax amongst the lowest in the country with services amongst the best.
For the future, more unitary authorities could be a good solution to funding pressures – but not if it means subdividing efficiently-run counties.
We must find alternative routes to deliver the economic growth that we are all determined to see.
The devolution deal being foist upon the Isle of Wight and the people of Southampton and Portsmouth is in nobody’s interest.
Our country’s outward-looking, enterprising attitude has always been bound up with the sea, and it continues to carry the vast majority of our exports today.
We will clean up the city and restore pride.
Plus: The shuffle I want. Brown flops. Why on earth do Conservative Governments pour millions into Liverpool? And: In memory of Andy Wilson.
Councils are required to provide a lot of data – some of it is of value.