Protecting our open society against threats from authoritarian states is an essential battle. We must not lose.
Our survey. It’s groundhog day for confidence in May’s leadership. Two in five respondents want her to quit now.
The total believing a new leader is required for the next election has never fallen below 50 per cent since we started asking the question.
The civil tone of the rival contenders for the Conservative nomination for the Mayor of London is welcome
There has been robust debate, for instance on legalisation of cannabis, but personal bickering has been avoided.
Profile: Jonathan Sacks, who accused Corbyn of supporting “racists who want to kill Jews”, and compared him to Powell
The former Chief Rabbi felt he had to speak up against the Labour leader for “legitimising the public expression of hate”.
Alex Morton: The purpose of education is to give people skills for life. And we have lost sight of it.
It would be wrong to try to create a system of conservative indoctrination because so-called progressives have indoctrinated children and students in other ways.
Kathrine Kleveland: Here in Norway, we can do much better than the EEA. And so can you in Britain when you quit the EU.
In the second piece of our mini-series evaluating the EEA, the leader of the county’s No to EU movement says that the arrangement is entangling Norway in the Union.
Our Survey. May’s summer offensive makes no impact. Over two in three Party members continue to oppose the Chequers plan.
If anything, the figures have slightly worsened from Downing Street’s point of view. At any rate, there is a consistent pattern.
Henry Newman: Has the Prime Minister’s change of tack on Brexit bought any goodwill with her EU counterparts?
We will know soon enough, when the leaders reassemble for the next opportunity to break the impasse.
George Trefgarne: The EEA is a much more attractive option than Chequers, the ‘implementation period’, or No Deal
In the first of a new mini-series evaluating the EEA, the author of ‘Norway then Canada’ argues the route has been wrongly neglected.
During the weeks and months ahead, Conservative MPs will need to use their heads as well as their hearts to reach the Brexit winning line.
We are more complex than identitarians give us credit for. No combination of characteristics, experiences and choices are the same; and there are as many combinations as there are people.
George Freeman: Come to our Big Tent Ideas Festival next weekend. And help build conservatism and capitalism for a new generation.
Penny Mordaunt, Liz Truss, Dan Hannan, Liam Halligan, Steve Baker, Tom Tugendhat & others will speak. And there’s a special discount for ConHome readers.
ConHome’s monthly survey is out. Almost two months on, what’s your view of the Government’s Chequers plan for Brexit?
Plus our usual May’s future, Next Tory Leader, Cabinet League Table, and next general election outcome expectation questions.
Line Kristensen: To win next time, the Conservative Party must make recruiting and training activists its priority
A focused and accountable drive to build the grassroots is required. It can be done, but it requires difficult questions and honest answers.
The persistent myth that it is uniquely difficult to be publicly left-wing is challenged by new data.