It may deliver better value than other mega-projects – more ‘levelling up’ across the UK and perhaps even help preserve the union itself.
Where the Tories have rallied in Scotland, Labour appear to have done so here. There is a broad range of possible Conservative targets, but only a few anticipated gains.
We now have the most amazing opportunity to deliver an emphatic victory over Corbyn’s extremists – and achieve Brexit into the bargain.
“It’s a really tricky one. In previous elections it’s been a simple cross in the box, now it’s so overwhelming, I feel quite sick.”
A chemical engineer, a jewellery entrepreneur and former Miss India finalist, and a nurse who fought Ebola in Sierra Leone.
Two-thirds of this latest tranche come with a caveat that applicants may be deselected if the boundary review goes ahead.