The campaign feels better run, including online. People massively prefer Boris Johnson to Corbyn. The question is whether it is enough
Vital public services face a recruitment crisis because the cost of living deters applicants. Our report shows how the Tories can address this challenge.
A string of bicycle thefts could be a coordinated plan, with those stealing the bikes paid with a small amount of Class A drugs.
Voters have a clear choice: vote Conservative or vote for further indecision, confusion and delay.
It is rural England that forms the bedrock of Conservatism. But we must not take its support for granted.
The region is still strong Labour territory. We must ensure that Andy Street is at the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham in 2022.
In Thames Valley we have had some groundbreaking investigations. But there are too many agencies with overlapping responsibilities.
Thousands of teenagers are exploited through County Lines. The Metropolitan Police force area is the largest exporting hub to the rest of the country.
Consider the sad case of the man whose death was registered in Bangladesh on election day. Miraculously, his vote was recorded thousands of miles away in Tower Hamlets.
Would they actually think that, now Brexit’s done and immigration back under control, that they can return to their natural home in the Labour Party?
On this topic the disconnect between SW1 and the people is particularly vast.
There’s a very strong law-and-order focus, with almost a third of those announced covering law enforcement or criminal sentencing.
“The Light of Lights looks always on the motive, not the deed; the Shadow of Shadows on the deed alone.”
“This daughter of immigrants, needs no lectures from the North London metropolitan liberal elite.”
The Home Secretary declares that the Conservatives will “renew our place as the party of law and order”.
Last week we published an account of the state repression and police intimidation by Ignasi Bernat and David Whyte. There followed a series of comments on this site challenging these facts and presenting ‘alternative facts’. Here we publish…
The workers being promised fewer hours for the same money would also have to fund huge increases in the cost of public services.
Plus: Will the 21 rebels get the whip back? And: The Tories need younger members, and so does everyone else.
The Ministry of Justice should seriously consider GPS tagging for all serious or violent offenders as part of their sentence
From minor theft to recreational drugs to anti-social behaviour, the journey into gangs is too easily made.
Former Government advisers see an opportunity to steer the party towards a “bigger government” vision for the party they’ve always spoiled for.
If the Conservative Party believes in anything, it should be private property and the liberty of the individual.
The One Public Sector Estate programme provides far better value for money – and the co-location of the workforce has significant operational benefits.
He committed during the leadership election contest to raise it to £5000 per pupil – and level up outside London.
Patel’s aim and Johnson’s announcements will be difficult to deliver, but he is intent on proving that his Government is “on your side”.
Comparing the data of the best and worst performing forces, we can see the difference made by applying Peelian principles.
The Tri-Service Safety Officer combines the skills of a trained firefighter, a co-responder paramedic and has community safety accreditation from the police.