The Lib Dems are unlikely to win the election — but they could be kingmakers.
Local hotels, restaurants, and tourist attractions would all benefit from a cut in VAT. This is something that we can seriously look at once we have left the EU.
Gimmicks and bribes are not the answer. Prosperity will be achieved if free entreprise is allowed to thrive.
Billionaire picked Berlin for his first European base.
The current expensive disruptive route, and the neglect of decrepit local transport, are unacceptable.
In Birmingham, the Labour council is adamant about introducing its hated Congestion Charge; which will hit the poorest the hardest.
Our survival as a party and arguably that of our nation itself, depends on people having a stake in this country.
Regulations should be applied lightly and Business Rates cut. Improving transport links must be championed.
Nigel Farage confirms he will stand, but refuses to unveil where.
A new investment report released today heralds improvements for passengers, communities, the economy and people working in rail.
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.
You may smile; how can this woman take such pride in providing a bin at a bus stop? Well, she does.
Some Brexit hardliners have already spoken out against the emerging deal.
Since Parliament is unlikely to consider many of the measures proposed today, they should be put to the people as soon as possible.
The era of government-run railway infrastructure has been, for the most part, one of decline and a clear lack of ambition.
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.
We brought home 150,000 passengers, on 746 different flights to ten airports around the country. And 94 pc flew back on their scheduled departure date.
If it doesn’t happen, delays faced by passengers are likely to soar, with one in three flights being delayed by half an hour or more.
The liquidation puts 9,000 British jobs in jeopardy and leaves 150,000 Brits stranded around the world.
Ever since the EU referendum, there’s rightly been renewed focus on how to help poorer places. Helpfully there is decades of evidence about what does and doesn’t work.
Bowman and Westlake’s policy ideas are perfectly compatible with this end, but pitching them as a city and town agenda risks creating a false impression.
‘Get back to parliament,’ a heckler shouted during Johnson’s speech.
EU could withdraw or allow to expire any of the measures aimed at mitigating the impacts of a no-deal Brexit, warn researchers.
Let’s get a good deal, let’s end the toxic tribalism affecting our parties and our politics, and start the healing.
Economically, we are winning long before the first medal is presented.
Shapps sets a tight deadline for his independent review into High Speed Two.
The Mayor of Greater Manchester is responding to the Prime Minister’s new commission, which aims to independently re-assess the value of the project.
The Transport Secretary this week ordered an independent commission to assess the railway’s costs and benefits.
Building the northern sections first could provide a springboard for further projects and combat the idea that the former Mayor of London is too capital-focused.
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