As welcome as the NCE article is on the General Election candidates, please do not forget those standing for the local council elections.
Local government strategy can be more effective than centralised countrywide initiatives, as proven recently by the failure of Westminster polices for the regions.
Geoff Home (F) and Liberal Democrat candidate geoff. home@home-ltd. co. uk Editor's note: Are you standing in the local elections on 5 May- Let Andy Bolton know at andy. bolton@emap. com