• As the TV Election dominates, what are the local issues?

    As the TV Election dominates, what are the local issues?

    The TV election debate is , as to be expected, shaped and defined by the personalities and the ‘incidents’ as interpreted by the media commentators. And, of course, the political leaders (to a greater or lesser extent) play up to this. But at a local level there is another election campaign taking place. It seems […]

  • Why we need a different ‘conversation’ before May 7

    Why we need a different ‘conversation’ before May 7

    As the General Election campaign shifts into a different gear – the wall to wall coverage, the on / off TV debates , the post debate analysis and the stage managed events in local high streets for the camerasĀ  – the gap between the politicians and their reference group and the rest of the country […]