Perhaps. But it’s hard to see where a significant Tory breakthrough is going to come from in time for next May.
Public and media opinion have shifted while Westminster’s stance on the failing War on Drugs remains the same. How long will the mismatch last?
“Every process described as ‘cross-Whitehall’ will be a fiasco – especially if it is being coordinated by Number Ten.”
Although Cameron and the Chancellor expected the deficit to be far smaller by now, they still have a credible strategy for dealing with it.
Immigration policy. How restrictive? An amnesty for illegals or not? Defy the EU? Take our monthly survey
Among its other questions: would you vote for the Metropolitan Party? And what about that Tory-UKIP Pact?
Andrew Gimson’s PMQs sketch: no sign of magnanimity from Cameron or Miliband as they bicker about immigration
Neither man saw anything to be gained from expressing a more generous patriotism. Nick Clegg looked desperate, but Michael Gove seemed perky.
The text of my speech from yesterday evening’s debate on the future of the centre-right with Matthew Parris.
Since we don’t need HS2, at least on its present route, do we really need HS3?
Gove, May, IDS, Grayling, Maude. Unlike the minnows of Labour and UKIP, these are serious people delivering serious change for serious times.
…and architect of some of his own. What will become of the renegotiation now?
The think-tank reaches its tenth anniversary this year. As its recent awards ceremony showed, it does thing differently – and with great success.
As its Twitter feed puts it, the newsletter is a new pro-market global news service, making the case for popular capitalism.
The EU’s demand for £1.7billion raises a number of essential questions. Not least, what can Cameron do now?
It has plenty of supporters among Conservative journalists. But why not among Conservative politicians?
The figure for the Kent seat is a disappointment for CCHQ – but it’s not disastrous in itself, and will help build a stronger voter base for now and next May.