The Conservative Party has been at the forefront of reforms which have helped the disadvantaged. Modern history is full of evidence of this vital strain of conservatism.
Posts by Damian Green MP
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The former Work and Pensions Secretary gives his view in the final article in a three-part mini-series on reform to the adult social care system.
The Government needs to consider three strands if it is to offer a comprehensive solution: state support, private assets, and individual planning.
Supporting businesses to start and grow is a key part of our modern industrial strategy.
After Paris and now Brussels, let’s avoid claims based on gut feelings, out-dated information or – dare I say it – wilful misunderstandings.
The protection of the rights of the individual against an over-mighty state has always been one of the main principles of conservatism.
Illicit tobacco poses a health risk, as well as depriving the Treasury of revenue and funding the criminal gangs. The Government should think again.
They are the logical next step in the increased variety of secondary schooling which is now on offer because of Michael Gove’s reforms.
There is an idealistic vision of a continent which in the last 70 years has become a haven of peace and prosperity. Go to Cracow or Vilnius – and see what they think.
For the first time in years, young women with push chairs were happy to stop and talk to someone wearing a blue rosette, and even to take balloons for the children.