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Council raises cost of dying amid energy price hike

08 August 2022
Council raises cost of dying amid energy price hike

Local authorities are looking at ways to plug funding gaps as inflation threatens services.

'I moved money to places like Tunbridge Wells' - Sunak's careless slip provokes outrage

05 August 2022
'I moved money to places like Tunbridge Wells' - Sunak's careless slip provokes outrage

Our political editor gives his take on a week in politics that saw Prime Ministerial hopeful Rishi Sunak land himself in hot water in a trip to Kent.

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'I moved money from deprived urban areas to places like Tunbridge Wells'

05 August 2022
'I moved money from deprived urban areas to places like Tunbridge Wells'

Rishi Sunak has told Kent Tories he should be Prime Minister because he redirected funding from "deprived urban areas" to places like Tunbridge Wells.

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Kent roads chief: 'Close the port and build it elsewhere'

02 August 2022
Kent roads chief: 'Close the port and build it elsewhere'

The county council lead for transport says relocating the Port of Dover to a larger site would end disruption for travellers crossing the Channel.

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How to save £60m - the 64,000 dollar question

29 July 2022
How to save £60m - the 64,000 dollar question

Is this the right time for KCC to be consulting taxpayers on how to save millions, asks our political editor.

Rishi v Liz - where they stand on what matters in Kent

24 July 2022
Rishi v Liz - where they stand on what matters in Kent

As the two remaining candidates in the Tory leadership race go head to head we look at where they stand on what matters to people living in Kent.

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Prize for Tory leadership winner is 'poisoned chalice'

23 July 2022
Prize for Tory leadership winner is 'poisoned chalice'

A Kent MP says whoever comes out on top in the race to become the next leader of the Conservative Party will be taking on a 'poisoned chalice'.

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'Hasta la vista, baby' - Boris' sign-off signals possible return

23 July 2022
'Hasta la vista, baby' - Boris' sign-off signals possible return

Our political editor gives his take on a week in politics that saw Boris' goodbye in the Commons and a Kent MP's attempt to replace him end.

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Who is your MP backing in Tory leadership race?

19 July 2022
Who is your MP backing in Tory leadership race?

As Tom Tugendhat fails to make it through to the next round of the Tory leadership contest, we take a look at who is backing who.

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Tom Tugendhat out of Tory leadership contest

18 July 2022
Tom Tugendhat out of Tory leadership contest

A Kent MP has failed to make it to the next round of the Tory leadership contest.

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PM hopeful Tom Tugendhat faces day of reckoning

18 July 2022
PM hopeful Tom Tugendhat faces day of reckoning

Conservatives will vote today to decide who they want to keep in the running for PM.

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Political penalty shoot-out looms in Tory leadership battle

15 July 2022
Political penalty shoot-out looms in Tory leadership battle

Our political editor Paul Francis gives his take on an extraordinary week in politics as the scrap to become the new Tory leader continues.

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Tom Tugendhat makes it to final five of Tory leadership contest

14 July 2022
Tom Tugendhat makes it to final five of Tory leadership contest

A Kent MP will appear in several TV debates in the next stage of the Tory leadership battle after making it through the next round.

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'Choose a leader untainted by the last two years'

14 July 2022
'Choose a leader untainted by the last two years'

A Kent MP has urged colleagues to back a leader 'untainted' by recent events as he enters the second round of voting to become the next PM.

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Two eliminated from leadership battle but Kent MP holds on

13 July 2022
Two eliminated from leadership battle but Kent MP holds on

A Kent MP has made it to the next stage of the race to become the next leader of the Conservative Party.

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Kent MP secures place in leadership battle

12 July 2022
Kent MP secures place in leadership battle

A Kent MP is among eight people who have secured a place in the Conservative Party leadership battle.

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'I do expect to make the final two'

11 July 2022
'I do expect to make the final two'

A Kent MP has said he is confident he will make the final two in the shortlist to be the next leader of the Conservative party.

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'Petulant resignation speech shows why Boris didn't last'

08 July 2022
'Petulant resignation speech shows why Boris didn't last'

Our political editor Paul Francis gives his take on the week in politics.

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The highs and lows of Boris in Kent

07 July 2022
The highs and lows of Boris in Kent

As Boris Johnson announces his plan to step down as Prime Minister, we take a look at his legacy on Kent.

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How PM could be forced out of No. 10

06 July 2022
How PM could be forced out of No. 10

As the number of resignations from ministers continues to rise, we take a look at how MPs could oust the PM.

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