Manchester and Birmingham already play host to Conservative Conference. The Party should be much bolder, and move much farther north.
Posts Tagged: Sunderland
Richard Holden: The Red Wall. My part in its downfall. How I won North West Durham – Labour since its creation.
We need to build long-term trust to hold seats like this one. We can win again – but we must deliver.
Ben Houchen, the Tees Valley Mayor, is proving that Conservatives in power can make things happen. Our candidates who were selected early did well.
Ever since the EU referendum, there’s been renewed focus on how to help poorer places. Helpfully there is decades of evidence about what does and doesn’t work.
This hugely important industry is undergoing rapid change. For the region that created the golden age of motoring, that’s an opportunity.
Alan Mak: Conservatism 4.0 – Adapting our Party for the Fourth Industrial Revolution is our greatest challenge
The battlegrounds of the next election, as well as the wider economy, are being shaped by new technology.
Local elections 2) The contest with Labour. A mixed bag for the Opposition to the very end. They gain Gravesham.
They’ll bank what good news they can get, but net losses of councillors and authorities is not what they had hoped for.
Not yet angry – but patriotic and bewildered. Fear of betrayal is the dominant emotion at the Leave Means Leave rally
Farage urged everyone to prepare for a second referendum, and concluded: “Next time, as far as I’m concerned, it’s no more Mr Nice Guy.”
Nick Hargrave: If we join the EEA, others might follow – thus creating a Europe-wide, non-federalist alternative to the EU
As a bloc with heightened economic weight, with the UK as a key influence, it would have greater flexibility to negotiate over issues such as immigration and budgetary contributions.
In a balanced economy, the north would produce around £70 billion more. Here is one way to help close that gap.
The warning from the local elections to Labour MPs seeking to thwart Brexit – or stay in the Customs Union
Those representing constituencies with big majorities that voted Leave may conclude they don’t want to push their luck.
As a Kent MP, I’m delighted Canterbury is one of the sites chosen to host new training facilities.
The plant’s success holds valuable lessons for the future.
They have gone either way in successive elections, but their recent results show up electoral trends that helping the Tories.
Triumphalism would not only be unfair to David Cameron, one of the most electorally successful Tory election winners of modern times. It would also be deeply wrong.