We’re also doing outstanding research into green hydrogen, whose production can become increasingly affordable.
Posts Tagged: Tees Valley
Here’s how we combine climate action and nature regeneration with fairness and levelling up.
Jonathan Werran: As recent local elections showed, the mayoral revolution has been a success. Now it must roll on.
The role of strong local leadership here cannot be underestimated in galvanizing place prosperity.
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.
Richard Holden: Knightmare on Starmer Street. Labour loses control of Durham – held by the party for a century.
In terms of parliamentary seats, CCHQ now needs to be targeting the North East of England much more broadly for the next election.
Jonathan Werran: Levelling up. A radical economic overhaul and zero carbon cannot be delivered from the centre.
The moment calls for urgently aligning the agenda for devolution and decentralisation with that of growth and recovery.
Voters who felt taken for granted by Labour, have a Conservative Mayor fighting hard on their behalf.
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.