This conference should be about much more than May’s victory, the next leader or even the Brexit debate. We need to carry on building a social justice conservatism.
Labour’s leader had a terrible speech and a chaotic spat over Trident. Left-wingers seeking silver linings won’t find them in the champagne cooler.
Should Britain leave the EU? Come and hear Steve Baker at ConHome’s Conservative Conference fringe meeting
Plus: Our fringe programme for Manchester in full, including other major events on families policy with Priti Patel and how to respond to Corbyn with Liam Fox.
The new Everyman edition of Edmund Burke’s writings, edited by Jesse Norman MP, will delight everyone except “sophisters, economists and calculators”.
There are reasons why it was much lower than Labour’s – perhaps even why it was lower than last time round. None the less, CCHQ needs to take a long hard look at it.
With the Conservative Party Conference approaching, we look at the man who is likely to be its star: the Chancellor.
He has set out stringent red lines as the bare minimum to even consider staying in the EU. It’s hard to see the renegotiation securing them.
London Mayoral Conservative candidate poll. Goldsmith’s lead is up. The primary result will be announced tomorrow.
The view of our Party member readers is settled.
Nicky Morgan’s leadership ambitions and next week’s Conservative Conference give us the chance to hold a snap review.
How are you likely to vote in the coming EU Referendum? Please take our pre-Conservative Conference survey
Plus our usual monthly questions – including a final shot at who the Conservative candidate should be for next year’s London Mayoral election.
The chaos theatre of Corbyn’s leadership may be making all the headlines now, but this autumn the Government will face fights over cuts.
The Electoral Commission will assess each campaign’s cash, competence and cross-party base. Elliott/Cummings are in the lead.
As Labour’s conference opens, we can’t afford to lose our radical edge.
The contrast with the waxing fortunes of the SNP illustrates the importance of knowing when to pass the torch.
Greg Clark is keen to agree a deal with the sector rather than have to legislate – but he still carries that big stick as a last resort.