It was a failed county. An abomination of the 1972 Local Government Act. Yet bureaucrats keep trying to revive it by stealth.
Posts Tagged: Yorkshire
Measuring people’s incomes needs to be part of measuring progress – but we need to be careful, because different measures give different results.
In the second piece in our mini-series, the Chair of Homes for the North argues that driving public investment in housing towards the South East is not sustainable.
The parents we have most consistently let down are those we have not empowered to demand more for their children. That must change.
Not being white remains the number one demographic predictor of not voting Tory.
Andrew Smith: The next Conservative Government can deliver for the North by investing in regeneration.
I hope that we will see more of the Chancellor during the campaign explaining how his plans can help support investment to boost productivity.
Jason Aldiss: Conservatives can only win from the centre ground. Which means Hunt as leader – not a lurch to the right under Johnson.
If Brexit really must happen, then better to be frank about the impossibility of renegotiating the deal, or exiting without one.
The straight-talking people of Yorkshire would seem to be impatient with the delays and obfuscations over Brexit.
Remember where we are; remember what has come down to us. Our unique heritage is there to be opened up.
In the final article of our mini-series, the Onward Director says that there must also be a new strategy to help boost Britain’s productivity rate.
Last week, I sowed wild bird seed mixtures so that, in the spring, some of our fields will be ablaze with nectar plants and buzzing with insects once more.
James Frayne: To contest big state ideas, small state conservatives need to get to grips with the detail
They must also rediscover the interests of the consumer – and be better at engaging working class voters on social issues.
Full slates of Tory candidates have been achieved in the East Midlands, West Midlands, North East, South West and London (the first time in the capital since 1986).
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.
Jon Aydon: The north’s Labour leaders have gained new powers and money – now they must present a vision to match
Decades of under-investment in transport are being corrected – but we need an ambitious strategy for what comes next.