England’s Lionesses have inspired a generation of youngsters – but political editor Paul Francis asks if dwindling facilities can cope with demand.
Kent County Council says the number of vulnerable children arriving after crossing the Channel is placing the authority under unsustainable strain.
The county council is defiantly optimistic that it can ride the financial wave that has already cost it more than £40m more than budgeted for.
The leader of Kent County Council has announced cabinet changes amid rumours he could face a leadership challenge.
A showcase of how the government is tackling the small boats crisis coincided with record crossings and tragedy in the Channel, writes Paul Francis.
A legal tussle over Kent Police PFI scheme could cost millions to settle
While the summer recess is usually downtime for politicians, the Conservatives are busy showcasing their immigration pledges, writes Paul Francis…
A council leader has called the ongoing issues with Eurostar a “national disgrace” and a “disaster”.
Rishi Sunak has declared himself an ally of the motorist in a clumsy policy u-turn to help drive votes, writes political editor Paul Francis.
An MP is urging emergency planners to restrict the use of Operation Brock on the M20 to “extreme circumstances”.
After controversial plans to expand ULEZ cost Labour Boris Johnson’s former seat, Paul Francis says Starmer must act quickly to limit the damage.
Labour members in tKent have urged London Mayor Saidq Khan to pause on his ULEZ expansion plans over fears they could lose supporters.
Political editor Paul Francis questions the government’s priorities as plans are revealed to clamp down on ‘low-quality’ degrees with poor outcomes.
There are fears cross-Channel travellers could face even worse disruption if the government does not take steps to ease the impact of new rules.
Political editor Paul Francis considers the government’s heavy-handed approach in ordering the removal of a mural from a child asylum seeker centre.
A legal tussle set to scupper or seriously delay a bid to bring a derelict airport back into use is about to resume.
As the NHS approaches its 75th anniversary, political editor Paul Francis explores the many challenges facing the much-admired institution.
Bad weather is being blamed for an increase in potholes going unrepaired – as targets for fixing damaged roads are being missed by thousands.
Police constables are having to take on some of the work of PCSOs in the wake of huge cuts, Kent’s crime commissioner has admitted.
The county will get an additional parliamentary seat, under plans from the Boundary Commission which will split up several constituencies.
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