There are a mass of these voters in the Red Wall seats that collapsed last week, but no party has yet made a convincing policy offer to them.
There will be a mass of new Conservative MPs who have no or little presence on the ground to support them.
The political difference from Liverpool, and thus the political and civic one, is startling once one begins to probe majorities.
The Politics of And. Securing the Majority. 4) Getting more Conservatives appointed to public bodies
In government under Cameron, Francis Maude and his SpAds helped to make a difference. Time to call in Baroness Finn to hold a review.
There are three main issues for us. The HE/FE balance, making all students welcome on campus and the Conservatives’ own internal housekeeping.
Leaving the EU will see new opportunities and challenges for the United Kingdom as a whole – and the Party needs to fight back in Scotland.
Winning more support means looking to the Party’s right as well as its left – to use crude but efficient terms.
It is harder to take out a library book or collect a parcel at a post office than it is to vote in someone else’s name.
Johnson will be able to call on the advice and views of the Party’s own Muslim MPs, who now include Saqib Bhatti and Imran Ahmad-Khan.
There is a separate-but-related debate on whether the number of seats should also be reduced.
After last June’s manifesto debacle, the temptation is to abandon all hope of reform altogether. But doing nothing is not an option.
Politicians are most effective when they are being themselves. Does part of May’s “irreducable core” really yearn for more housing?
Our take is that what matters to students at least as much as their finances in the future is their finances now. Miinisters should mull a universal maintenance loan.
Reconstructing May 1) She won’t win the battle for the future if Corbyn defines the battles of the past.
The Prime Minister has a long story of progressive toryism to tell. Moral authority must not be conceded to Labour.
After exposing the flaws in the Conservative campaign operation, we propose 12 reforms to help to avoid repeating such failings in future.