As so many elections have shown in the past, both the main parties only win elections when they move into the centre.
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She cited the attack in Salisbury: “We cannot allow the use of chemical weapons to become normalised….in Syria, on the streets of the UK…
She will be feeling a hand of history on her shoulder, and wondering if the other holds a knife at her back.
They want to know that their political leaders aren’t racist or judgemental or stuck in a 1950s parody – but they aren’t interested in hearing about these ideas primarily.
Unless we find a way to win over those in their forties, thirties and younger, we will have an even bigger problem at the next election.
While some may argue that this article would be better suited on a Labour Party site, to me the idea of protecting ways of life from extinction is as conservative as it gets.
This is a major rebound in grassroots confidence compared to the start of the year, reflecting both Labour’s woes and the Government’s successful handling of Russia.
Isabel Sigmac: Animal welfare. Gove has made a good start, but there’s much more to do – such as a live export ban.
Other issues to be addressed include religious slaughter, the fur trade, cruelty, puppy mills, factory farming, testing and increasing threats to our wildlife.
Lower interest rates and monetary manipulation have been presented as the solution to our economic woes. But increasingly they create them.
Our New Generation programme will be tasked with producing policies in areas that are of pressing concern to voters: tax, enterprise, housing, welfare.
Whatever happened to the Big Society? 3) Peter Franklin: The values of the all-consuming state or market both deaden the human spirit
Even in an age of austerity, government has plenty of power and assets, which it could on a small-scale, experimental basis transfer to the control of community groups.
At each turn to date, they have decided that the best shouldn’t be the enemy of the good. Which suggests that they won’t vote against any heads of agreement – however imperfect.
Recommendations in a report from the All Party Parliamentary Group on Autism are well worth Ministers and others taking up.
Andrew Green: The Government has lost its way on immigration – and the Home Secretary shows no interest in reducing it
We should not allow ourselves, in the next phase of negotiations, to be drawn into further migration concessions in exchange for trade concessions.
Iain Dale: Will the price of an EU deal be French-made blue passports and Spanish boats in British waters?
Plus: The Whips need to get a grip. I greet the recovery of the pound. I fear for the future of our high streets.