Thatcherite on the economy and Europe. Macmillanite on housing and saving. Carswellian on governance – but lacking popular input on constitutional reform.
Jonathan Isaby: The ConHome manifesto would be good for taxpayers – here’s how I’d make it even better
With a £1.3 trillion credit card bill to pay off, let’s be ambitious.
Chris Walker: On housing, the ConHome manifesto offers the right diagnosis – but not all of the right answers
Why hammer the private rented sector so hard? The fundamental problem is supply. The fundamental solution should be to build, build and build.
Homes for all. Full employment. Capital for everyone. A future free from debt. Power to the people.
Devo-max for all parts of the UK. Westminster to lose monopoly over Lords appointents. More MP with outside interests. Streamline Whitehall. Electronic voting.
Independent audit of liabilities. Zero-based budgeting. Debt ceiling defined in law. New PFI duties of care. Lower NICs and stamp duty.
NIC tax cuts. Minimum strike thresholds. Good employer kitemarks. An end to tuition fees. Regain border control. Scrap HS2. Northern infrastructure fund.
Ownership first. A community-led planning system. New garden cities.
ConservativeHome manifesto: Introduction – Homes. Jobs. Savings. Plus Money and Power. Ten policies to make a difference.
Home ownership first. New garden cities. Scrap HS2. Repatriate immigration control. Reform pensions tax relief. Higher NIC thesholds. English home rule. Internet voting.