The Prime Minister addressed the cost-of-living and housing crises, outlining his plan to help the nation with household finances and home ownership.
The Liberal Democrats are back, and we are back with a bang
As the horror unfolds in Ukraine, it is impossible to not be moved by the fight of the Ukrainian people, in the face of an aggressive neighbour led by a tyrant and a bully willing to do anything to achieve his goals.
A key part of my platform to become Leader of the LGA’s Liberal Democrat Group was about raising the profile of local government in my party, and the successes of our councillors and councils in the wider local government world.
Water companies pumped polluting and harmful raw sewage into water sources more than 400,000 times in 2020, according to Environment Agency data.
While out canvassing for a local by-election in my patch, I stumbled across the first council housing that was built in Gloucestershire, in the village of Mickleton.
I sit here writing this column still buzzing from our stunning victory in the North Shropshire by-election. Helen Morgan will make a fantastic MP, and a great voice for ignored rural communities.
Now that the dust has settled on COP26, we turn our attention to the actions we must take following the conference.
Politics can be as tribal as football, or worse, sadly – take that from a Chelsea fan.
There seems to be consensus across local government that the Prime Minister’s announcement on social care funding and reform still leaves a lot to be desired.