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.
Posts Tagged: Justice
Our survey and the manifesto. How party members ranked potential policies – from defence to HS2. Full list.
Keeping the triple lock third from bottom; scrapping the Human Rights Act fifth from top; an energy price cap fourth from bottom.
One place where there is unlikely to be any dithering is the West Midlands. The prospect of someone like Andy Street becoming mayor is hugely exciting.
Edward Faulks: This opportunity to repeal the Human Rights Act, quit the ECHR and bring justice home may not come again
There are good reasons for placing all this in the “too difficult” box. But if Brexit was about anything, it was about sovereignty.
Incarcerating more criminals for longer has saved millions of people from becoming victims of crime.
We must not allow Brexit to force us to make lucrative deals with repressive autocracies, even as they commit human rights violations and possible war crimes.
James Cartlidge: The devastating truth at the heart of the NICs row. We’re palming difficult decisions off on the next generation.
We may be rowing back to defend one promise. But another more fundamental promise to the future is actually at stake.
It isn’t necessary to be one of his supporters to believe that it is time for Wiltshire Police to put up or shut up.
The Justice Secretary tells Sophy Ridge of her ‘belief in the rule of law’, and how ‘too many people in our country don’t understand what judges do’.
Iain Dale: Gove was focused on changing prisons for the better. Truss seems focused instead on trying to gain headlines.
Plus: Unemployment is down. Productivity is up. Wages are up. Despite Brexit. Despite Brexit. Despite Brexit…
May should be generous to EU citizens in Britain. But her stance is right – and her opponents’ rhetoric overblown.
Some of the distress of those in question has been caused by diehard Remainers, who are stirring up as much alarm as possible about Brexit regardless of the human cost.
Graeme Archer: Murdered gays. Banned Jews. But stick to those anti-Trump protests, comrade – and avert your eyes.
Thank God for great European leaders, like Merkel, whose idiosyncratic approach to border control played such an understated role in last year’s Brexit vote.
We can build a Britain that is fair on immigration, trades globally and is outward-looking – underpinned by great values of equality, fairness and freedom.
Nadhim Zahawi tells us that the President’s words and deeds will cause serious damage to the anti-ISIS struggle.
Only by accepting that we all hold moral positions can we hope to generate a more conciliatory and less hostile political environment.