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Number of speeding fines issued in Op Brock revealed

25 May 2021
Number of speeding fines issued in Op Brock revealed

Kent Police has revealed the number of speeding tickets issued to drivers breaking the 50mph limit in Operation Brock this year.

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'This housing shake-up is utter madness'

24 May 2021
'This housing shake-up is utter madness'

A council chief is warning that government housing reforms will lead to a developers' "free for all".

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Transport in the spotlight in cabinet reshuffle

22 May 2021
Transport in the spotlight in cabinet reshuffle

A forced cabinet reshuffle at KCC in light of the recent elections has seen a change at the top for roads and transport.

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Rebel MPs oppose new housing planning reforms

17 May 2021
Rebel MPs oppose new housing planning reforms

Several Kent MPs are in a fresh battle over controversial planning reforms they say are a gift to housing developers.

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Queen rings bell for round two of house building fight

14 May 2021
Queen rings bell for round two of house building fight

Kent is in the danger zone over house-building reforms after the government signalled a rule change to speed up development.

Going Green - the rise of a party finding success in Kent

14 May 2021
Going Green - the rise of a party finding success in Kent

A party once dismissed as eccentric is moving to the political mainstream and finding success in Kent.

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Fresh fears over house-building in Kent

12 May 2021
Fresh fears over house-building in Kent

The government is facing a backlash over plans to automatically give developments the green light.

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Scott re-elected as PCC

10 May 2021
Scott re-elected as PCC

Matthew Scott has been re-elected to the post of PCC rounding off a series of elections in Kent.

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'We will help county recover from pandemic'

08 May 2021
'We will help county recover from pandemic'

The leader of KCC says his top priority for the council will be to redouble its efforts to help the county recover from the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Battle for County Hall reaches climax

07 May 2021
Battle for County Hall reaches climax

With counting set to get underway and 81 seats up for grabs the battle for control of County Hall is in its final hours - here's what to expect.

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It's 'Super Thursday' as voters head for the polls

06 May 2021
It's 'Super Thursday' as voters head for the polls

Voting in Kent to decide who will run the county council and who will be the police and crime commissioner is underway.

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'Decriminalise cannabis', say crime commissioner candidates

02 May 2021
'Decriminalise cannabis', say crime commissioner candidates

Two of the three candidates in Kent's police and crime commissioner race want to see cannabis decriminalised to cut drugs crime.

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Do voters care about the soft-furnishing fallout?

02 May 2021
Do voters care about the soft-furnishing fallout?

The Prime Minister fends off claims about Downing Street redesign and what does a rise in postal votes signify?

Could true blue grip on Tunbridge Wells be slipping?

27 April 2021
Could true blue grip on Tunbridge Wells be slipping?

It has been suggested that the Conservative dominance of one of its strongholds could be under threat at next month's county and borough elections.

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Chance to quiz crime commissioner candidates

27 April 2021
Chance to quiz crime commissioner candidates

The race to be Kent's next police and crime commissioner is on - what would you want their priorities to be?

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'Tory sleaze' and a less-than-fond farewell to Op Brock

23 April 2021
'Tory sleaze' and a less-than-fond farewell to Op Brock

Déjà vu. The row over cronyism and lobbying has a familiar ring but will it impact local elections? Paul Francis reflects on the week in politics.

Everything you need to know about the Kent County Council election

21 April 2021
Everything you need to know about the Kent County Council election

We've answered all of your questions ahead of the county council elections.

Tory candidate caught up in PPE contract row

20 April 2021
Tory candidate caught up in PPE contract row

A businessman has found himself in the centre of a row over NHS contracts.

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Minister pressed to step in over 'secret' lorry park report

18 April 2021
Minister pressed to step in over 'secret' lorry park report

The Labour party has asked the government to intervene over an 'absurd' decision to block the release of a report on a lorry park.

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Tories on film in scandalous week for party

16 April 2021
Tories on film in scandalous week for party

Our political editor Paul Francis rounds up the latest goings on at Westminster and Kent County Council headquarters this week.

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