Voters who felt taken for granted by Labour, have a Conservative Mayor fighting hard on their behalf.
Posts Tagged: Tees Valley
Ben Houchen: My advice to the Prime Minister. Go green for more jobs in the Red Wall – and double down on levelling up.
The fourth piece in a ConHome series this week on the Prime Minister’s Reset Moment – and what should follow from it.
We should be asking ourselves what we want from local government in the future, particularly in light of the Covid-19 crisis.
Bury, the West Midlands, Dudley and perhaps the Durham PCC polls are well worth keeping an eye on.
Manchester and Birmingham already play host to Conservative Conference. The Party should be much bolder, and move much farther north.
Creating these low tax zones, where importing and exporting are made easy, wouldn’t just mean new jobs. It would show a long term commitment to our new supporters.
Ben Houchen, the Tees Valley Mayor, is proving that Conservatives in power can make things happen. Our candidates who were selected early did well.
The image of large swathes of the north, as a post-industrial wasteland, filled with abandoned Victorian terraces, isn’t just wrong and offensive. It’s actively dangerous.
From South Carolina to Singapore, and from Dubai to Dalian, growth is supercharged by creating areas inside a country, which fall outside of its customs border.
Alan Mak: Conservatism 4.0 – We must ensure that no-one is left behind by the Fourth Industrial Revolution
The second article in a three-part series explaining why adapting to a society and economy shaped by technology is key.
A much-hated traffic management experiment, called the Haughton Throughabout, imposes misery on many residents caught up in daily delays.
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.
The new Shared Prosperity Fund, which will replace EU funding into the regions, is a great opportunity to put areas like mine back in control.
Shopping online will remain a popular choice. But reforming Business Rates is the best way of helping hostelries and independent retailers.
In the third piece in our three-part mini-series, the Thirsk and Malton MP explores how the North East might help the One Yorkshire dream to come true.