Melton Leisure Centre gets one step closer

A deal between Leicestershire County Council and Melton Borough Council brings the dream of a leisure centre for Melton borough residents one step closer.

Press Release- Nick Rushton meets residents at Barwell library

County leader Nick Rushton meets up with local residents and Conservative county councillors Ruth Camamile & Janice Richards for a tour of Barwell library and the George Ward Centre on 6th November 2014 to discuss options and issues of concern.

No reorganisation of local government during next parliament

According to research published by think tank NLGN, the future of county and district councils should be via more joint working, collaboration and combined authorities. The attached report "As Tiers go by..." contains case studies and accounts suggesting councils should focus on outcomes and place rather than structures and costs. The debate continues...

The Tory Party must become a broad coalition again- or it dies

This is a version of Tim Montgomerie’s remarks at an event held at The Times’ offices in London last night (28/10) where he, Dominic Cummings and Matthew Parris debated the Conservative Party and the lessons of the rise of UKIP.