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There is one overriding purpose to government at the moment and that’s injecting confidence back into UK PLC.

Having listened to the Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s ‘Summer Economic Update’, I am reminded of the saying: ‘There’s no such thing as a free lunch’.

Patient lobbying and the long, hard graft of campaigning cannot compete with the power, reach and natural eloquence of today’s athlete activism.

It seems a long time ago that the Chancellor signed the West Yorkshire devolution deal at Nexus at the University of Leeds. It was only in March, just days before COVID-19 turned our lives upside down.

The Government has previously sought to restart the housing market by announcing a raft of further changes to support planning decision making. We are

Following criticism of anonymous briefings on COVID-19 to select media, press conferences entered the spotlight as a daily part of the government’s efforts to keep the public updated on the pandemic response.

Before COVID-19, housing and infrastructure were in the political spotlight more so than for years. Will Keir Starmer’s coronation as Labour leader help keep it so?

Social’s Head of Major Projects Michael Vivona and Account Manager Freddie Palmer reflect on where the Labour Party goes next as Jeremy Corbyn prepares to depart.

When Rishi Sunak was appointed Chancellor a few weeks ago people said that Boris Johnson and Dominic Cummings would end up writing this Budget.

The Coronavirus Budget shouldn’t lose sight of the huge community challenges that need addressing.

It’s amazing how quickly things change. I had planned to write a blog today about how the Government was neglecting housing by sacking yet another housing minister. However, today’s cabinet reshuffle took a bit of a dramatic turn with the surprise resignation of Sajid Javid.

As the new year begins and the 2019 General Election fades into distant memory – helpfully aided by the Christmas/New Year lull – political attention will soon reawaken as all eyes turn to how the new majority Conservative government delivers on its promises.