Just because we seek the votes of its supporters shouldn’t stop us pressing the party on its more unpalatable views.
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The talks and debates in Birmingham cover all aspects of contemporary life
…and that’s why I’m not going to use my first ConservativeHome column to tell Scots to vote No.
England as a whole would be strong enough to cope, but what of the region furthest North?
By all means, politicians, cut red tape and prevent our exploitation – but please don’t do much more than that.
Our Local Police and Crime Commissioner should remember that correlation doesn’t equal causation.
The North East is growing and innovating – only a Conservative government next year will allow that to continue.
And Britain and her economy deserve better than that. Politics ought, in the first place, to be about doing the right thing.
Opera is good for you – but that’s different to saying it should be subsidised.
Fear and politeness shouldn’t prevent us from debating these subjects. Various obfuscations and assumptions need to be countered.
In practice, and in principle, a Conservatism of liberty and responsibility is the best way to help others.