I must say I like the Socialist Workers’ new nautical-looking banners. In the breezy sunshine, their demonstration looked like a leftist regatta.
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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.
“When you sneer at somebody who stacks shelves, you sneer at the whole cycle of work, and that’s not good.”
You certainly find who your friends are at times like this
Creating the conditions for all this won’t be easy. In one sense, it won’t even be conservative, at least with a small c. Indeed, it will be anti-establishment.
Evidently they don’t want our business.
The Prime Minister can best beat Miliband by proposing a positive vision of what Britain should be.