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Posts by Mark Wallace
Mark Wallace has been ConservativeHome's Executive Editor since May 2013. He has previously worked as Campaign Director for the TaxPayers' Alliance, Head of Media Relations for the Institute of Directors and as a communications consultant to various major UK companies.Follow @
Activists were asked to trust in a targeting analysis that proved to be based on flawed data and assumptions that were overturned by the manifesto.
While the Opposition laments the lack of agreement, their own position is far from clear – and making it clear would be very unpopular.
It’s a depressing truth that today’s great public speakers would not have seemed particularly remarkable 40 or 50 years ago.
New figures show that even a sizeable chunk of Generation Rent is reliant on parental help to pay the bills. This cannot go on forever.
There’s a new name on the list of potential next Tory leaders.
Labour’s latest ‘new position’ on leaving the EU is even more confused than all their previous positions.
May is right in principle, but hobbled in practice.
Cambridge University Press is just the latest institution to regret sacrificing fundamental principles in return for Chinese business.
The EU’s own court would not be an appropriate arbiter for a post-Brexit agreement. And the existence of the EFTA court shows another way is possible.
The famous four-year ban on benefits was watered down to homeopathic proportions during the EU negotiation. Leaving will allow for the real thing.
If we aren’t willing to honestly apply the same rules to ourselves as to our opponents, everyone loses out
If you criticise Trump’s Charlotteville generalisations while defending the same tactics from Corbyn, you’re making our politics worse.
The employment and unemployment rates are each at the best levels since the 1970s. But do voters care?
But, as ever, most members won’t have known there was an election on – or had a vote on who will “lead the Voluntary Party”.