Other than saying, “the state should stay out of things”, they haven’t had much to say. This must change. They need to set out how they’d do things better.
Christopher Howarth: NATO will survive both Trump and Merkel’s criticisms. But it might not survive a Prime Minister Corbyn.
The idea that Brexit is a threat to defence co-operation is a myth.
Recent attacks on private landlords are restricting housing supply, hurting investors, and will push up rents.
There is a radical, ambitious zeal evident throughout the document, and it is shown again in the desire to end iniquitous disparities between the generations.
For the most part, those in SW1 don’t actually set out to deceive the public. The trouble is – they deceive themselves.
Iain Dale: Reducing net immigration to the tens of thousands? It will never happen. And it shouldn’t.
Plus: A diplomatic success for Trump. A Love Actually moment, please, from May. And: has anyone seen Diane Abbott?
Nor should we indulge the murderer’s view of himself as being motivated by ideology. He was evil, and his final act was to spit in the face of God.
Iain Duncan Smith: It is better to face the social care crisis head-on than to dump the costs onto our children
The Prime Minister has shown determination and boldness – and the alternative is enormous tax increases under Corbyn.
My local experience as a constituency MP has been a reminder of how nationalisation failed and privatisation works.
From Spain to Italy to America, parties of organised labour are in trouble. The blue collar base didn’t come out for them – and may not come out for Corbyn either.
Plus: An idea for May. A quote from YouGov. A cancelled lunch. A headline from the Economist. Could Gove return? And: could Bercow be ousted?
By seeing off Le Pen and electing the most ideologically pro-EU president since Giscard d’Estaing, France has changed the game.
The Union rests on a bedrock of overwhelming economic logic, but it should be so much more. Let the Prime Minister channel Joe Chamberlain.
If she tries to work through populist edicts and diktats, she will fail. And if the Right argues that a few tax cuts for the richest will solve our problems, this will be no better.
Over the last year, I’ve set out a number of policy ideas designed to appeal to lower middle class voters. Here are some of them.