A lot on Brexit; not much elsewhere. The lack of a majority leaves the Prime Minister exposed – whatever may happen with the DUP.
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42 per cent and no majority 2) The Party must make the case for conservatism to a new generation of voters. It hasn’t for too long.
As time passes, a decreasing slice of the electorate has any experience at all of old-fashioned socialism. And the argument that it doesn’t work cuts little ice.
This election has found the next generation as committed to spending other people’s money as their elders. This will catch up with them in the end.
News schemes should include shared equity homes reserved for people under 30 years old.
Unless the Conservatives can deliver a fairer deal between the generations, a majority may be forever out of reach.
Conservative MPs do not believe that May can lead them into the next election. Nor, reluctantly, do we.
The Party is damned if she goes quickly, and damned if she doesn’t. And, all the while, the threat of a no confidence challenge hangs over her head.
Today’s choice is between a woman who has grasped the scale and sweep of Brexit, and a man who has spent his entire career cuddling up to Britain’s enemies.
There is a radical, ambitious zeal evident throughout the document, and it is shown again in the desire to end iniquitous disparities between the generations.
None the less, a fall in the Conservative poll lead is not unhelpful to Downing Street and CCHQ at this stage of the campaign.
The Prime Minister’s manifesto will have its flaws, but she has grasped the implications of Brexit more surely than any other senior politician.
We need policies to meet the challenge of an ageing population, mass immigration, pressured families, job insecurity – and grotesquely expensive housing.
The second article in our mini-series series focusing on the topic of intergenerational fairness argues that none of us cannot afford to neglect the young.
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.
The first article in our mini-series series focusing on the topic of intergenerational fairness comes from Age UK, and argues the value of pensions must be sustained.
The Conservative manifesto. Our survey finds that Party members want more homes built – but don’t back energy price caps
Overall, grassroots priorities cut across the stereotype of Tory supporters and suggests that Mayite conservatism has a strong appeal to activists.