A poor campaign shouldn’t lead us to lose sight of the possibility of a long-term shift in working class support towards our party.
Chloe Smith: My experience as a disabled person of Access to Work. What it does right. And how it could do better.
Making the scheme more accessible and user-friendly would help, as would supporting unpaid internships, work experience placements and volunteering.
John Blake: This week, A-levels. Next, GCSEs. Now we need to know what the next Tory education reforms will be.
It should focus on improving vocational training for people who are not going to university – and on getting primary as well as secondary education right.
By discussing a sensitive topic in Muslim communities, you do not give oxygen to racists. You cut off their supply.
We should seek the closest possible relationship with the EU and an open trade policy. Firms need confidence to invest.
Henry Newman: Of the Government’s two proposals for post-Brexit customs policy, only one is workable
The policy paper provides welcome clarity, but it’s time the Treasury gave up on the fiendishly difficult model it prefers.
We have always been a maritime nation, and this major investment in the Royal Navy demonstrates our commitment to defending British interests.
As possibly the only Brexiteer in the Parliamentary Party’s One Nation group, I am also only too aware that this message must be accompanied by a successful EU negotiation.
Shockingly, this intrusive and disgusting act is not an offence in England and Wales.
You can help to warn voters before it’s too late.
Subsidies, tariffs or lowering standards are not the answer. There is a conservative solution.
Just as with electrical and product safety certifications, there needs to be a standard which is enforced for the software elements of all such products before they can be sold.
The gaps it potentially addresses and the interest shown abroad suggests it at least merits consideration here ias a complement to renewable power generation and electric vehicles.
Bruce Newsome: The key problem with the NHS. Not resources, not culture – but a lack of accountability
The Department of Health must establish its own complaints office, which in turn must be accountable to the Secretary of State and thence to Parliament.
Brexit gives us the opportunity to build an alliance without the Brussels middle-man, and in the long term become Warsaw’s number one trading partner.