The basic principles of limited government, economic and civil liberties, freedom and equality under the law are almost entirely absent from her programme.
Labour do less well when figures are based on information about who has probably turned out to vote are used. The party’s turnout, then, will be crucial to the result.
Previous Labour voters wondered whether the party’s pledges were credible or affordable.
I strongly believe that the region is poised at one of the most exciting and opportunity-rich junctures of its post-modern history.
The second piece in our mini-series on housing argues that the planning system needs a far greater focus on buildings that people like.
Leaving the EU matters, but it shouldn’t drive out other important issues entirely.
A ‘relative’ cap on the difference between standard variable tariffs and acquisition tariffs could untie Adam Smith’s ‘invisible hand’ in the retail energy market.
The first piece in our mini-series on housing argues for the reduction of barriers to entry for the SMEs that are key to hitting the housebuilding targets.
I write this as possibly the least nationalistic member in the Houses of the Oireachtas, and one of just three members who wants to see Ireland re-join the Commonwealth.
Its permit system places the island’s residents at the centre of policy – and can be tightened up, just as just it was in 2009, if the economy is squeezed.
Last June’s Brexit vote had less to do with EU membership than a wider discontent with how Britain is governed.
We offer state incentives for people to look after their children – why not their parents?
Only one per cent of Tory MPs were once manual workers. For a party that considers itself to be the champion of the Just About Managing, this is not good enough.
It comes with a stipulation of its own. My constituency estimates, to adapt my 2015 mantra, are a probability, not a prediction.
“I just feel worried. I don’t know if I would a hundred per cent want to vote for the Conservatives, because still emotionally I’m attached to Labour.”