We cannot be the tired heavyweight in the twilight of their career landing a few punches. We need the energy and urgency of the underdog to go on the attack.
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Letting disagreements about Brexit leak into the Budget’s treatment could deal the Government irreparable damage – and voters much harm.
Now slap yourself again.
The Conservatives’ best chance of a majority is by winning over working class voters – who overwhelmingly and strongly oppose this daft policy.
Alan Mak: The Fourth Industrial Revolution 1) Conservatives must champion and harness new technologies
The first piece of our series on the coming economic revolution urges the Government to challenge Corbyn’s Luddite approach.
There’s a place for having a go at Corbyn – how could we not when so much of what he says is so indefensible? – but it has to be combined with our plan for a better life.
With the stakes as high as they are, the Tories need to throw the kitchen sink at the Opposition to drag themselves ahead in the polls.
Do they become the party of the provincial working class and lower middle class? Or do they fight to maintain their status as the party of the affluent middle class?
“I got us into this mess, and I’m going to get her out”, she told MPs earlier this summer. She should say so directly to Party members this autumn.
Nicky Morgan: You’re welcome to your new Democrat Party. I’m sticking with the Tories – to fight, fight and fight again for moderation.
We will push back internally when ideologues call for sensible Ministers to be sacked because they are trying to act in the national interest over Brexit.
Embracing this crude Marxist fiction has put the Conservative Party at risk of lasting electoral damage, particularly in London.
“We’re badly trailing in the polls. Corbyn’s up and you’re down. You hired me to get things done and tell you how I see it. Here goes.”
There are many seats in London that are also C1/C2 heavy: it is just that they are outer London seats.
James Frayne: Ten key points about the lower middle class, provincial, home-owning voters who decide elections
C1/C2 voters are hugely important in raw numerical terms. They make up 52 per cent of the electorate in England.