D&S column: the important role of local councillors

AS the Minister for Local Government, my responsibilities cover the work of councils large and small. 

That includes of the Mayor of London and the London Assembly with a multi-billion-pound budget and the smallest parish council spending just a few hundred pounds a year. 

Rishi Sunak praises work of Northallerton-based national e-crime unit

Richmond MP Rishi Sunak has praised the pioneering work of the UK's national e-crime busting team which is based in North Yorkshire.

The team of digital forensic analysts work out of the national e-crime evidence centre based on the Standard Way Industrial Estate in Northallerton.