We have our reservations about the Foreign Secretary, but concede that he alone, of those Ministers who spoke this week, made the Tory message sing.
Posts Tagged: Tory Manifesto 2017
Simply banging on about the socialist 1970s will not cut it. We need our own vision. Focus on shared ownership as the model for new housing would be a good start.
Our take is that what matters to students at least as much as their finances in the future is their finances now. Miinisters should mull a universal maintenance loan.
A dignified old age should be a key legacy of the current Conservative government – here’s how we could make it a reality for everyone.
ConservativeHome’s proposals for Party reform, to avoid a repeat of the miserable snap election result.
We will have one shot at getting the revision of the Planning Framework right. This makes the next eighteen months critical for the Conservatives’ long-term future.
Cameron’s insistence on binding Britain to the OECD has undermined not just May’s vision for overseas development, but his own.
“The low point of the Conservative campaign has followed the manifesto launch,” we wrote. “The social care policy tanked, and Tory poll ratings fell with it.”
Yet the Prime Minister’s vulnerability could conceivably strengthen her, by forcing her to listen.
We have allowed our enemies to infiltrate almost every power centre that matters and delegitimise our very existence.
For all his manifesto mistakes, his core take is correct. The key people in elections are who he has always said they are: lower middle-class, provincial, home-owning voters.
The next manifesto might propose breaking the link between student maintenance costs and parental income by introducing a universal loan.
Over time, proposals have either been denounced as politically correct nonsense, or embraced with an enthusiastic “me, too”-ism. Neither approach is exactly rigorous.
Nicky Morgan: Ministers and whips may welcome this delay. But as the new Chair of the Treasury Select Commitee, I don’t.
The process of choosing members is taking a long time. Some will wonder how departments can continue without full scrutiny for almost four months.
The Opposition have lots of well-motivated infantry and the digital tools to coordinate them effectively. They could put Corbyn into Downing Street.