The government has flatly denied reports that it is preparing to expand a Kent holding centre for asylum seekers.
Investment from a rival rail company in cross-Channel services could put extra pressure on Eurostar to return to Kent, an MP says.
Housing development and protecting Kent’s ‘Garden of England’ are emerging as key electoral issues – but where do the political parties stand?
The Labour leader laid down his vision at conference today having been disrupted by a protestor.
The government has identified other road schemes that could be in line for a share of the money being saved by scrapping HS2.
Talks over a devolution deal for Kent have hit an early stumbling block as the government has signalled it favours an elected mayor for the county.
KentOnline political editor Paul Francis has given his verdict on the Prime Minister’s Conservative Party conference speech.
The Tories must get a grip of the county’s most important issues to ensure its ‘safe’ Kent seats remain so, writes political editor Paul Francis.
Councils in Kent have failed to publish annual accounts detailing how they have spent hundreds of millions of pounds of public money.
The PM probably expected a better reaction to delaying net zero targets, but Paul Francis says voters can be unforgiving over U-turns on key policies.
A Kent MP has welcomed reports that the government is preparing to scale back its target for phasing out all petrol and diesel vehicles.
An MP has called for more funding to tackle nuisance drivers whose car meet-ups disturb residents and businesses.
It’s a topic that often divides voters, but Sir Keir Starmer wasn’t afraid to set out his party’s stance on immigration, writes Paul Francis.
Calls for an admission charge to be introduced at the Turner Contemporary to ease pressure on the public purse have sparked an impassioned response.
As Birmingham County Council declares bankruptcy, political editor Paul Francis questions why KCC has gone quiet on its own well-documented struggles.
A former Downing Street advisor to Boris Johnson has been picked to contest Kent’s newest parliamentary constituency for the Conservatives.
The crisis surrounding concrete used in school buildings has highlighted another issue within our education system, according to our political editor.
Seven Kent schools have been revealed to be affected by the crisis sparked by the discovery of potentially unsafe concrete.
A PFI contract has been terminated after an ongoing legal dispute between Kent’s police force and a contractor.
Schools have been warned they must shut buildings made with a type of concrete that is prone to collapse unless safety measures are in place.
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