We can choose either to vote idealistically or for the least worst option, given the current political realities. Politics must be the art of the possible.
It would increase our power to control freedom of movement, plus our laws and finances – and deliver on the referendum result.
I voted for the Prime Minister’s deal today. But the Commons didn’t – and we now all need a positive alternative.
All I am trying to do is give impetus to a national conversation about how our education system should prepare our young people for the future.
Educational traditionalists are wrong to believe that if we focus on academic rigour and high standards alone, everything else will fall into place.
With gangs on our streets and knives in our schools, this is too big a societal issue to look at purely through the lens of our education system.
Plus: We must be the Party for social housing as well as home ownership. And: why don’t we trumpet our history of social reform?
Plus: Bad Tory language. Cutting VAT, Good Conservative news for workers. And: a second referendum – not a People’s Vote but a Cheater’s Vote.
If all this is correct, the EEA route seems to me a sensible way forward if Parliament can’t agree on a deal.
Rather than obsess about lack of aspiration, it is the lack of social capital that we should be focusing on.
Plus: Unsung Conservative heroes. The Centre for Rocket Studies. And: why do we need the traditional, three-year University course?
In the second article of our mini-series, the Harlow MP calls for a relentless focus on the cost of living, a skills-based economy, social injustices and affordable housing.
That’s you told, Johnson and Truss. Plus: a Universal Credit Brexit Dividend for working families.
Plus: The train of communism stalls but the train of conservatism stutters. And: Tackling Burning Injustices does not mean taxing milkshakes.
They are a stealth tax on the sick, the vulnerable, on families, and our hard-working NHS employees. And nearly 50 per cent of hospitals charge blue-badge holders.