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Unwelcome News on Business Rates

In his recent speech at the Conservative Party Conference the Chancellor made some rather dramatic statements with regard to commercial Business Rates.

The most surprising announcement was the return to the old days involving the scrapping of the Uniform Business Rate (UBR).  249 more words

Commercial Property

Kaya joins 80,000 anti-austerity protesters in Manchester as the Conservative Party conference opens - 4th Oct 2015

It was “All aboard the Krazy Train” again as Kaya headed up to Manchester on October 4th to share his latest painting of David Cameron (sporting his new “ 184 more words


Only a Georgian Devolution Revolution, but maybe Catherine wasn’t completely wrong

Chris Game

If, like Catherine Staite, you’re Director of an organisation and you risk entitling even an ironic blog: “Oh dear, … I’m wrong again!” 1,751 more words

Local Government

As promised

I talked about  here about the Tory Party Conference and promised I would come back to what I think about this whole grandparents sharing maternity leave. 465 more words


WATCH/SHARE: Ameet Jogia's inspiring Conference speech

In this inspiring and deeply personal speech, Cllr Ameet Jogia (Harrow) talks about homelessness and the empowerment of home ownership.

Please watch it, please share it with your friends.

The Tories have been presented with a unique opportunity

From George Osborne’s peculiar stance to Boris Johnson’s humour laden speech, this week’s Conservative party conference has undoubtedly had many memorable moments. Most importantly, and also most fascinating of all was David Cameron’s speech. 614 more words

European Politics

(Video) Zac Goldsmith: I'm going to need help from every CF India member to win Mayor of London

Zac Goldsmith, the Conservative Party’s London Mayoral nomination, briefly addressed CF India and the British Indian community at the Indian High Commission’s Party Conference reception in Manchester, October 6th. 226 more words