The high standard of food produced by farmers and available in the UK shops must be maintained in new trade agreements government negotiates
Bullies often say to migrants “go back to where you come from” however long they may have lived in the country
Parliamentary scrutiny should be a complex and lengthy process. What are the current processes for scrutinising trade deals?
With planning reforms recently announced in the Queen’s Speech, the storm is about to break, of protest from community groups engaged with planning decisions about their local environment. In 2011 you could have been forgiven for thinking that the introduction of the Localism Act would have helped improve developer/resident relations.It aimed to hand decisions about […]
Conservatives dominate in Kent So Kent continues with 61 Conservative county councillors out of 81 and with 9 of 13 borough councils dictated to by Conservative cabinets. It continues as a one-party council that doesn’t reflect the fact that 60-80% of Kent doesn’t vote Conservative. Where opposition parties won Conservatives went into the 2021 Kent County […]
“Disgusted of Tunbridge Wells” is likely to be in the eye of a storm.“Disgusted” not only ended two decades of Conservative majority control but set the stage for an unprecedented year that will be either confrontational or chaotic – possibly both. The recent local government elections have created a split Council. Voters can be […]
What is happening to migrants the other side of the Channel, as reported in French media?
In many ways, the Leader of a Kent District Council is more important than an MP. Elesewhere, coalitions of different parties work together.
Local Government elections will take place on 6 May 2021. We explain the structure of local government in Kent.
Changes in the questions that have been asked in the UK census have developed over the decades, reflecting changes in society and in social attitudes.