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“In the run-up to Budget people running all kinds of services come to see us and they always have very large numbers which are absolutely essential otherwise Armageddon will arrive.”
James Frayne: Healthcare, crime and justice, quality retirement and the provinces. Four priorities for the Centre-Right
It ought to be focused on those areas that the public really care about and where it can meaningfully offer useful policy ideas.
We cannot say the NHS is free at the point of access if people face extortionate fees to get to appointments or visit sick relatives.
Jeremy Hunt: Leadership is crucial. That’s the moral in the story of how Colchester NHS Trust was turned round.
Introducing a program of Ofsted-Style ratings and special measures into the NHS was controversial at the time. But the move has paid off.
I have said previously that I believe the Government has been pursuing a sensible negotiating approach to date. I maintain that view.
There are some areas where continued jurisdiction for the ECJ is defensible and may, pragmatically, be the best route forward.
“We are making progress in the right direction,” the Health Secretary tells Marr.
Donor expenses incurred in the transplantation process could be reimbursed in the same way that UK egg and sperm donors are compensated.
The simultaneous creation and collapse of a new force has been written off an establishment failure. The truth is more interesting.
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.
The idea that a citizen is the ultimate owner of their own bodies is seldom popular with today’s policymakers, so how will we guard it against tomorrow’s?
Lord Ashcroft: The general election. How the Conservatives damaged their reputation for competence without gaining one for compassion.
Nearly everything believed to exercise Labour more than the Tories was also named more often as a priority for “me and my family” than for Britain as a whole.
James Bundy: Schools, housing, social mobility – and the passionate case that Scottish Conservatives must make
Voters aren’t focusing on the constitution, but on the SNP’s record in Government. We must be ready to capitalise on this by telling then the truth.
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.