There is real concern among Centre-Right students that their opinions will result in their being penalised academically.
John Redwood: The UK’s reliance on cheap labour to fill occupational shortages has always been wrong – and a barrier to innovation
If a business has easy access to low paid labour it will put off improving its technological processes.
Joseph Baum: As a senior Chesham and Amersham Conservatives, I’m dismayed by our defeat. But there’s fight in us yet.
If we don’t learn lessons, then the Party runs a real risk of repeating this result at the next general election more widely.
Most of the action has been over Covid-related divisions. And most of the dissenters are from older intakes.
The problem is that spiralling spending demands quickly use up the options which voters don’t notice. Eventually you need other big sources of revenue,
Albie Amankona and Sally-Ann Hart: Levelling up must work for ethnic minorities – not just the white working class
A schedule for the swift implementation of the Government-commissioned Sewell report recommendations would be a fine place to start.
But this electoral Titan has an Achilles heel – tax rises which, rather than planning or HS2, are the real threat to future Chesham & Amershams.
Alex Morton: Ministers can have more houses or higher immigration. But they won’t be able to get away with both.
Annual net migration currently suggests 55,000 more homes a year since the 2014 projections – more than the entire rise planned after the housing row.
The Government’s planning proposals haven’t even gone out to consultation yet – and everyone knows that the current system’s broken.
Our introduction to: what each Bill is, the politics of it, who’s responsible, arguments for and against – and a controversy rating out of ten.
Successive Secretaries of State have preferred to bribe the local parties back to the table than to govern. This must change.
David Gauke: Chesham and Amersham. Yes, a realignment is taking place in British politics. But it is likely to happen slowly.
Plus: Why Johnson will end lockdown in July, but is to blame for maintaining it. And: Labour. Seen as too anti-Semitic in some places… not enough in others.
Interview with Dominic Raab: The EU’s approach to the Northern Ireland Protocol is “pretty analogue in a digital age”
The Foreign Secretary contends that by forming an aspirational coalition the Conservatives can gain votes in the North without losing support in the South.
Plus: Biden was the adult in the room at the G7. And: Why I support mandatory vaccinations for care home workers.
Tom Hunt: Soft sentencing is causing voters to lose faith in the justice system. And it’s up to the Government to put it right.
When it comes to law and order, it is undeniable that our voters are in favour of firm policies to tackle crime and antisocial behaviour.