Great answer for ‘Pointless’ but terrible for our region

The name of the local Conservative Metro Mayor had the PM stumped this week as he visited our part of the world. So not only is the Tory man invisible locally, he’s clearly also failed to make an impact in Westminster. Yet the role, up for election in May, has a big budget and powersContinue reading “Great answer for ‘Pointless’ but terrible for our region”

Shadow Chancellor visits Keynsham High Street

Labour’s Dan Norris welcomed Shadow Chancellor Anneliese Dodds to Keynsham High Street. The Labour duo discussed the re-opening of shops after the recent lockdown and the importance of supporting local businesses. Dan Norris has been scathing of the current Metro Mayor’s failure to invest half of his High Street fund at a time that businessesContinue reading “Shadow Chancellor visits Keynsham High Street”

Invisible West of England Metro Mayor is least well known in country

Just 7% of people in the West of England could name the metro mayor unprompted, the lowest score nationwide.  Research by Centre for Cities shows that the Conservative Metro Mayor of the West of England has failed to make an impact during his four years in office. This contrasts to around six in ten peopleContinue reading “Invisible West of England Metro Mayor is least well known in country”

New West of England homes should be pet friendly

A lesson from the pandemic is that new homes built in the West of England should be pet friendly, says Metro Mayor candidate Dan Norris.  Pet ownership has soared during the covid crisis and 74% of pet owners say having a pet has helped their mental health while they were coping with coronavirus curbs. HoweverContinue reading “New West of England homes should be pet friendly”