“A Britain fit for the future” might sound a bit exhausting, but it is achievable – if Ministers avoid the pitfalls of the past.
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Mark Wallace has been ConservativeHome's Executive Editor since May 2013. He has previously worked as Campaign Director for the TaxPayers' Alliance, Head of Media Relations for the Institute of Directors and as a communications consultant to various major UK companies.Follow @
We can’t rely on our opponents to become more truthful. Tories must push back against such smears – and seek to prevent them finding currency in the first place.
Hammond’s plan – from abolishing Stamp Duty for most first-time buyers, through to reforms to help Universal Credit recipients.
It’s understandable why Paperchase chickened out over their Daily Mail advert – but it was still a mistake.
How will Corbynomics work in practice? And how much will it really cost?
Giants of Fleet Street are making political errors which harm, not help, their cause.
As the Prime Minister told Putin last night: “We know what you are doing. And you will not succeed.”
Johnson deserves criticism for his error. But that should not mean indulging every opportunist demand, or handing Britain’s enemies greater power.
Now slap yourself again.
Yet again a strike which was supposedly about safety has gone away now that a large amount of money has been secured.
The raft of new parties have more in common than somewhat silly names.
It’s not unreasonable to challenge the wilder hyperbole about leaving the EU.
McVey – high-profile pugilist, hate figure for the Left – takes on the very private role of Deputy Chief Whip
Many Tories will be glad to see her back on the frontbench. But her new job will exercise a different set of political muscles from her past role.
Parliament should recall what happened with expenses – if they want to avoid a whirlwind then they need to deal with this issue transparently and forcefully, up front.
The Tory peer, and former MEP, will take on the job of shepherding the Withdrawal Bill through the House of Lords.