At a time when austerity continues, we need to be explain that we are not wasting taxpayers’ money on a grand delusion that we can create prosperity.
We are likely to get a deal with something for everyone – a ‘softish’ Brexit with May-style immigration controls. But the longer-term offers great opportunities.
The short-term plaudits of the Left and the Greens come at a long-term cost – to the Party, and to the environment too.
The Conservatives need to support genuine allies – such as savers, home owners, small businesses, and the armed forces.
DExEU must continue after March next year to prevent the EU from using constructive ambiguity to implement regulatory absorption.
It is entirely possible that the slide can only be arrested by change as radical now as the rise of monetarism and supply side economics were during the 1970s.
Her needs to deliver bold measures, but also show that he can read the politics and mood of the party and country.
The Government needs to announce a hit list of five to ten councils where they will intervene where the gap between delivery and target is greatest.
People want a new settlement, not establishment politics.
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.
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.
The idea that all groups should have the same outcomes is just an update of the old socialist idea of equality of outcome – ignoring the choices that individuals make.
May should make a virtue of the complexity.
We have allowed our enemies to infiltrate almost every power centre that matters and delegitimise our very existence.
Individually, migrants can come to embody these values better than many on the Left who were born here. But the evidence suggests that this takes time.