We should have more respect for the scientists who admit what they don’t know – and what they’ve got wrong – than for the swaggering sceptics who think they’ve got it all sussed.
A tip from Iain Dale: if you see a journalist around the place, why not go and talk to them?
Claimants will be required to attend their Jobcentre for 35 hours each week
ConservativeHome’s full programme of public fringe events next week at Party Conference in Manchester
It’s not enough to declare that Al-Qaeda is on the back foot, it must be stay that way.
Peter Riddell: Ministers and Mandarins – how politicians and civil servants can work better together
The Prime Minister needs to take a more visible role in promoting reform of the civil service against departmental interests.
Libertarian parties show very little sign that they will ever win power at the ballot box. Perhaps this is fitting – after all, the idea of implementing libertarianism from the top-down seems rather inconsistent.
New ways of finding and recruiting supporters offer an alternative to declining party membership.
I must say I like the Socialist Workers’ new nautical-looking banners. In the breezy sunshine, their demonstration looked like a leftist regatta.
A major welfare announcement would usually be made to the Conservative Conference by the Work and Pensions Secretary. So why… Read more »
There is no doubt that many areas of our economy are still in the grip of crony capitalism. The social anger Ed Miliband is trying to tap into is real.
The recent successes of centre-right parties in Norway, Australia and Germany show this is our chance to make this the era of liberation conservatism; that is a Conservative agenda that sets people free.
If you’re worried that I’m about to switch sides, don’t be. It’s good to be back on home turf
Almost 80 per cent want votes on motions at conference. But under one in four want the results to be binding on the leadership.
This week we will do Margaret Thatcher proud.